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Friday, 10 February 2017

Teenager from New Malden sentenced for supplying MDMA




A teenager’s been given a suspended jail sentence for dealing Class A drugs, following the death of a 17-year-old girl from Teddington.

18 year-old Luke Villars from New Malden was arrested in Kingston following the death of Emily Lyon.

She died a short while after been taken ill at a music event at the 02 last June.

Villars admitted to four counts of supplying Class A drugs in Esher.

A judge handed him a one year suspended sentence as well as ordering him to complete 80 hours of unpaid work and making him subject to a four month electronic curfew.

Chief Superintendent Simon Dobinson, Greenwich Borough Commander said: "This tragic case highlights the very real risks involved in both taking and supplying these types of drugs. In this instance, we have seen the most devastating of consequences - a young girl losing her life needlessly; and family and friends having to adjust to changes in their lives which were never expected and which no one should have to experience. Villars clearly believed his culpability ended when he supplied the drugs; but he has been held to account for his actions."
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