Police investigating the death of a tragic teenage boy in Partick say drugs may have been involved.

Connor Luke, 17, was rushed to hospital after falling unwell at around 10am on Tuesday morning.

But the youngster could not be saved, and police have confirmed they are now investigating the possibility that drugs were involved in his death.

They say that Connor, a pupil at Knightswood Secondary school, was in a flat with two other men, aged 17 and 18, at the time he took ill.

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A spokesman for Police Scotland said: "At around 10am on Tuesday, a 17-year-old male youth took unwell at a flat in Muirpark Street, Partick, Glasgow.

"He was treated at the scene by paramedics and taken by ambulance to Queen Elizabeth University Hospital, where he died.

"A post-mortem will take place in due course to establish the cause of death, and a report will be submitted to the Procurator Fiscal.

"Two other males aged 17 and 18 who were in the flat at the time were taken to the Glasgow Royal Infirmary, but their condition is not thought to be life-threatening."

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Connor's family and friends have now planned a balloon release event in his memory.

His loved ones are set to gather at Kelvingrove Park on Friday to pay tribute.

And his heartbroken mum, Carol O'Reilly, posted her devastation on social media.

She wrote: "I became your mum at 18 then a knew what love was.

"A was so proud of that day u were my boy am going to miss u so much.

"Can’t believe your gone my hearts broken a love u more than life it self sleep tight my boy."