One Dead And Two Others Critical Following Group Overdose On Gold Coast

Two people released from hospital

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Two people have been hospitalised and another man has died in a triple overdose on the Gold Coast on Sunday.

The brother of Brisbane Broncos star Payne Haas been hospitalised in critical condition following a drug overdoses at two separate properties in Arundel and Gaven overnight.

One man has since passed away with 19-year-old Zeda Haas and another man rushed to hospital in serious condition.

It is believed the men overdosed on the drug GHB or fantasy.

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Haas was discovered by his parents at a Gaven home before being transported to Gold Coast University Hospital.

Police were called to an Arundel property where they found two more 19-year-old men.

The pair were transported to Gold Coast University Hospital where Jeremiah Lolohea died a short time later.

Police have confirmed that both Mr Haas and another man have since been released from hospital after making a miraculous recovery.

According to police, the three men are believed to have been together at one location before one of the men left to the second location.

A toxicology report is being prepared for the coroner.

Police a currently treating the incident as a group overdose.

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Georgie Marr

15 May 2023

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