Three men charged in connection with Lincoln student’s death

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

As previously reported, Ashley Hughes, 19, from Gatley in Cheadle, was taken ill at his flat in Danesgate House in Lincoln in the early hours of December 17, 2014.

He was taken to Lincoln County Hospital where he was sadly pronounced dead.

A subsequent post mortem into his death has 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.

They are:

  • Reis Bilal, 19, of Ruston Way in Lincoln – charged with supply of a controlled class A drug (MDMA) on December 16 2014; concerned in the supply of a controlled drugs of class A (MDMA) between October 28 2014 and December 17 2014; and concerned in the supply of a controlled drug of class B (cannabis) between October 28 2014 and December 17 2014.
  • Luke Green, 19, of Grantham Street in Lincoln – charged with possession of a controlled drug of class A (MDMA) on December 16 2014; concerned in the supply of a controlled drug of class B (Cannabis) and a controlled drug of class A (MDMA), both between October 18 2014 and December 17 2014.
  • Haydon Watson, 21, of High Street in Lincoln – charged with being concerned in the supply of a controlled drug of class B (Cannabis) between December 10 2012 and December 17 2014; and being concerned in the supply of a controlled drug of class A (MDMA) between  December 10 2012 and December 17 2014.

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