THE family of a Glasgow teenager have paid tribute to her after she died following a house party.

Chelsea Bruce, 16, died and two male teenagers, aged 16 and 18, were taken to hospital but later discharged, after taking what is believed to be ecstasy in the city’s Springburn area.

Ms Bruce fell ill in a flat on Fernbank Street in the early hours of Sunday. Emergency services rushed to the scene at about 2.20am and it is understood they found the girl on the ground unconscious.

Medics tried to save the Springburn Academy pupil but she died shortly after arriving at Glasgow Royal Infirmary.

The Evening Times, The Herald’s sister paper, understands police are investigating the possibility the teenagers took the drug MDMA.

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Ms Bruce’s family posted tributes to her on social media.

Her sister Brooke wrote: “My love for you will never die.”

A cousin said: “Heartbroken to be writing this and still in complete disbelief, but in the early hours of Sunday my gorgeous cousin and my best friend forever closed her eyes for the last time and went to sleep with the angels.

“You put a smile on everyone’s faces because you were such a kind, loving and beautiful person.

“A massive part of my life taken away so suddenly, but I’ll love and miss you forever, Chelsea. Sleep tight, princess. Forever in my heart, I am so sorry you weren’t here for longer.”

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Amy Maxwell said: “RIP gorgeous. You truly were an angel. Such a lovely girl heart goes out to your family you will be sadly missed.”

The teenager’s death comes three years after Megan Bell died as a result of taking MDMA at T in The Park on July 8, 2016. She had been at the music festival for only a few hours before her death.

Ms Bell’s father, Chris, said his heart goes out to Ms Bruce’s family.

He told the Evening Times: “We know what they are going through.

“There is no deterrent. I have said it before, but there has to be a bigger crackdown on these so-called recreational drugs. They’re not recreational, they’re killing people, they’re killing young kids.

“There seems to be very little action by the Government or police to try and tackle this problem. Not enough is being done.”

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Commenting on the teenager’s death, a police spokeswoman said: “A post-mortem will take place in due course to establish the cause of her death, which at the moment we are not treating as suspicious.

“Inquiries are continuing and a report will be submitted to the procurator fiscal.”

A spokesman for NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde said: “The inherent dangers associated with taking illegal drugs should not be underestimated.

“No-one knows what they contain or the effects they may have on a person.

“As a result, they can have enormous consequences for the people who take the drugs and their families.

“Anyone who does take substances and feels unwell, or knows someone who appears unwell, should attend their local Emergency Department as soon as possible.

"A description, or sample of the substance taken, would help to assist staff in starting effective treatment as soon as possible.”