Woman suffers ‘horrific’ infection after taking ‘cannibal drug’


A woman has become the first named drug user in Britain to have fallen ill after taking krokodil — dubbed the world’s deadliest narcotic.

Emma Davies, 41, is said to have suffered “horrific” open sores after using the substance which is reportedly ten times stronger than heroin.

The drug — whose chemical name is desomorphine — has been branded “the world’s deadliest drug” after it first appeared in Russia.

Experts say it can cause large amounts of flesh to rot away with just one small injection.

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