Man, 23, and woman, 21, die of "drug overdose" at the Defqon music festival

Two people died and two others remain in the hospital fighting for their lives after a drug overdose in a notorious electronic music festival.

Two people died and two others remain in the hospital fighting for their lives after a drug overdose in a notorious electronic music festival.

Police have formed Strike Force Highworth to investigate the death of a 23-year-old man and a 21-year-old woman who died after collapsing at the Defqon music festival in West Sydney, Penrith, around 9 p.m. M. Saturday night.

The emergency services stationed at the festival, held at the Sydney International Regatta Center, responded to multiple reports of suspected drug overdoses throughout the day.

Two people died and two others remain in the hospital fighting for their lives after a drug overdose in a notorious electronic music festival.

Two people died and two others remain in the hospital fighting for their lives after a drug overdose in a notorious electronic music festival.

More than 700 people at the event sought assistance from medical professionals at the event, which had medical tents located on the site.

The two young men collapsed at the festival and both were taken to the Nepean Hospital where they died shortly afterwards.

Another 26-year-old woman from Jamisontown remains there in critical condition.

Police have formed Strike Force Highworth to investigate the death of a 23-year-old man and a 21-year-old woman who died after collapsing at the Defqon music festival.

Police have formed Strike Force Highworth to investigate the death of a 23-year-old man and a 21-year-old woman who died after collapsing at the Defqon music festival.

Police have formed Strike Force Highworth to investigate the death of a 23-year-old man and a 21-year-old woman who died after collapsing at the Defqon music festival.

A 19-year-old man from Artarmon was airlifted to Westmead Hospital, also in critical condition. He remains in intensive care.

Police claim that 13 additional people attended the Nepean Hospital for drug-related issues during and after the festival.

The police conducted 355 drug searches throughout the day. From this, it was found that 69 people were in possession of drugs.

Defqon is an annual music festival held in the Netherlands and Australia and generally plays genres related to hardstyle, such as hardcore techno, hard house and hard trance.

Defqon is an annual music festival held in the Netherlands and Australia and generally plays genres related to hardstyle, such as hardcore techno, hard house and hard trance.

Defqon is an annual music festival held in the Netherlands and Australia and generally plays genres related to hardstyle, such as hardcore techno, hard house and hard trance.

Ten of those people were charged with drug-supply crimes.

A 22-year-old man from Bankstown was found with 20 packages of GHB and was accused of trying to supply a banned drug. He is expected to appear in court on Sunday.

A 33-year-old man and a 27-year-old man were also accused of providing MDMA and illegal substances and both will appear in court on Sunday.

The police presence was strong throughout the day, and the police described his approach as a "multifaceted operation"

The police presence was strong throughout the day, and the police described his approach as a "multifaceted operation"

The police presence was strong throughout the day, and the police described his approach as a "multifaceted operation"

The three men were denied bail in Parramatta Bail Court.

Two other teenagers, aged 17, were accused of giving birth after they were allegedly trapped with 120 capsules inside.

Two other men and three women were charged with crimes related to MDMA, cocaine and ecstasy.

The presence of the police was strong throughout the day, with the police calling their approach a "multifaceted operation," involving the Nepean PAC, the Police Transportation Command, the Execution Squadron and the Dog Unit. police.

An investigation into the circumstances surrounding the two deaths is currently under way.

The police urge anyone with information to contact Crime Stoppers at 1800 333 000.

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