'The real question is why them?' – asks pathologist who did autopsies on teenagers who died at ECape tavern

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The pathologist handling the deaths of 21 teens at tavern says they are exploring all possibilities.
The pathologist handling the deaths of 21 teens at tavern says they are exploring all possibilities.
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It's a great night out, the DJ is on fire and everyone is on the dance floor. And one by one, they start dropping and collapsing. Before long, 17 teenagers were dead right on the spot while others got sick. By the end of the Sunday, the death toll would increase to 21. 

"It was uncontrollable falls," Dr Solomzi Zondi explains to Drum.

Dr Zondi is a pathologist based in East London’s Woodbrook mortuary.

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