The mother of a 16-year-old boy who died after taking the drug MDMA at a rave gave a "moving" witness statement that left some in the court in tears.
It is like having a limb ripped off without any anaesthetic. It it like having an enormous wound but it is much worse. I would choose either of those things than losing my son.
In her statement at the trial of drug dealer Nicqueel Pitrora, Mrs Spargo-Mabbs said she suffers from exhaustion, has lost an enormous amount of weight and is having counselling. Her husband is on anti-depressants and Daniel's 19 year-old brother had problems trying to settle down as he started university.
"How can someone who has been such a part of my life, his mother for 16 years, not be there when I am?" she asked.
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