facebook
twitter
search
search

LA students sickened by tainted candy

Nov. 4, 2010 at 10:55 PM

LOS ANGELES, Nov. 4 (UPI) -- Investigators were trying to determine Thursday what sickened eight students at a Los Angeles middle school who apparently shared a drug-laced chocolate bar.

The students at George Washington Carver Middle School were taken to a hospital after a nurse determined their blood pressure was up and their hearts were beating fast, KNBC-TV, Los Angeles, reported. The students, ages 11-12, had complained of stomach aches.

First reports said the students had shared brownies. But authorities later said one student admitted buying a chocolate bar on the street and dividing it among his friends.

Last week, three children in Huntington Beach, Calif., were taken to a hospital after eating cookies with marijuana baked in.

Like Us on Facebook for more stories from UPI.com  
Latest Headlines
Top Stories
North Korea on missile cruiser deployment to Japan: U.S. 'will burn'
North Korea blasts South's idea of unified system
Seven arrests made in Tunisia hotel killings
Uber executives arrested in Paris
Ghost hunters discover woman's body at abandoned Mississippi hospital