Share

Broken cloud

Sat

18°C | 11°C

Moderate showers

Sun

16°C | 10°C

Moderate showers

Mon

12°C | 5°C

Home   Ashford   News   Article

Father Jason Wilkes of Ashford charged with manslaughter after Chloe Wilkes, 17, dies from ecstasy-style MDMA drug

07 August 2014
by KentOnline reporter
A father has been charged with manslaughter and conspiracy to supply ecstasy after his 17-year-old daughter died when she took drugs.
 
Jason Wilkes, 44, was arrested and charged after Chloe Wilkes' death on July 27 at their Tunbridge Way, Ashford home.
 
He has been remanded by Folkestone magistrates to appear at Canterbury Crown Court on August 18.
 
Chloe Wilkes, 17 of Tunbridge Way, died after taking MDMA

Chloe Wilkes, 17 of Tunbridge Way, died after taking MDMA

 
An inquest has opened into the popular teen's death.
 
It heard she felt unwell and collapsed and was rushed to the William Harvey Hospital where she died later that day.
 
Friends of the former North School pupil took to social media to express their shock and heartache.
 
Chloe left The North School last year.
 
Executive head teacher Jon Whitcombe said: “These are a desperately sad set of circumstances and our thoughts are with family and friends at this most difficult of times.”
 
The inquest will be resumed at a later date when more evidence will be heard and a conclusion will be reached as to the cause of death.
 

Click here for more news from Ashford.

Click here for more news from around the county.

Comments 

Forgotten Password?

Forgotten Username?

Don't have an account? Please Register first!

The KM Group does not moderate comments.
Please click here for our house rules.

Thank you. Your comment has been received and will appear on the site shortly.

 

Terms of Comments
We do not actively moderate, monitor or edit contributions to the reader comments but we may intervene and take such action as we think necessary, please click here for our house rules.. If you have any concerns over the contents on our site, please either register those concerns using the report abuse button, contact us here, email multimediadesk@thekmgroup.co.uk or call 01634 227989.