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Three men charged with drug offences in connection with death of Lincoln teenager

Three men have been charged with drug offences in connection with the death of a teenager in Lincoln last year.

Ashley Hughes, 19, from Gatley in Cheadle, was taken to Lincoln County Hospital after being taken ill in the early hours of December 17th last year. He was later pronounced dead.

A subsequent post mortem found he died as a result of a drugs overdose.

Three men arrested in connection with the investigation into his death have now been charged with several counts of drug offences, police say.

Reis Bilal, 19, is charged with supply of a controlled class A drug (MDMA); concerned in the supply of a controlled drugs of class A (MDMA); and concerned in the supply of a controlled drug of class B (cannabis).

Luke Green, 19, is charged with possession of a controlled drug of class A (MDMA); concerned in the supply of a controlled drug of class B (Cannabis) and a controlled drug of class A (MDMA).

Haydon Watson, 21, has been charged with being concerned in the supply of a controlled drug of class B (Cannabis); and being concerned in the supply of a controlled drug of class A (MDMA).

All three men have been bailed to appear at Lincoln Magistrates Court on 6th May 2015.

Ukip leader Nigel Farage comes to Lincolnshire

The Nigel Farage election bandwagon rolled into Lincolnshire today to be greeted by protestors, supporters and at least one reality TV star in the shape of Joey Essex.

The Ukip leader is targeting a number of seats in the region and today he promised trawlermen in Grimsby that if they voted for the party, and its policy of quitting the EU, it would put the Great back into Grimsby's fishing industry.

Michael Billington reports:

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