Two parents were rushed to hospital after eating their children’s Halloween sweets – which had been secretly laced with methamphetamine.
The couple, from Aloha, Oregon, both fell ill on Thursday, November 1, after tucking into a pack of what they believed were Sour Patch Kids.
It is thought the pack was completely sealed before they opened it.
The Halloween sweets were found to contain traces of meth (Picture: Washington County Sheriff’s Office)After they were taken to hospital, the Washington Country Sheriff’s Office tested the gummies and discovered traces of meth.
The sweets had been given to the couple’s children while they were out trick-or-treating on October 31.
Child, 13, beheaded ‘because she refused to have sex with her neighbour’It is not known which household supplied the sweets and fortunately the children did not eat any of the contents.
Both parents are expected to make a full recovery.
Last Sunday a five-year-old boy in Ohio tested positive for meth after going trick-or-treating on October 28.
Both parents are expected to make a full recovery (Picture: Getty Images)
Braylen Carwell suffered a seizure after ingesting meth (Picture: SWNS)Braylen Carwell suffered a seizure and was rushed to hospital in the city of Gailon.
The incident was originally blamed on the youngster’s Halloween goodies but a test showed none of the sweets showed traces of the drugs.
More than 30 killed in devastating storms sweeping across ItalyHis father Cambray, 24, was later arrested after testing positive for meth, but it remains unknown how Braylen came to ingest some.
Police in both the UK and the US have been encouraging parents to always check their children’s Halloween sweets before they eat it.
Earlier this week in Tennessee, a mother filed a report after noticing the wrapper of a bag of gummies had been tampered with.
The Wilson County Sheriff’s Office then said a needle was found in one of the sweets.
While in Massachusetts, needles were found in a packet of Twizzlers.
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