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Leah Heyes, who had her “whole life ahead of her”, tragically died after consuming the Class A drug in Northallerton, North Yorkshire.
Two teenagers who supplied a schoolgirl with a fatal dose of MDMA for just £10 have been jailed after one of them warned: “yous are going to end up f***ed up on this.”
She was 15 years old.
Leah Heyes Dies
Mitchell Southern, 19, and Connor Kirkwood, 18, sold Leah Heyes the Class A substance on May 11 last year in Northallerton, North Yorkshire.
Leah, who had her “whole life ahead of her”, consumed two ‘bombs’ in a car park before becoming “unpredictable” and “volatile”, a court heard.
She was rushed to hospital but tragically died that evening after going into cardiac arrest.
Leah’s mother paid a heartbreaking tribute to her daughter whose death left a “huge hole” in their lives which will “never be filled”.
She warned others to realise the “deadly consequences” of taking drugs.
Teesside Crown Court heard Southern was friends with Leah and sourced the drugs from Kirkwood, a dealer, on her behalf.
Southern, from Thirsk, North Yorkshire, pleaded guilty to supplying cocaine and ecstasy while Kirkwood, from near Ripon, admitted supplying ecstasy.
Appearing in the dock, they were court heard Southern was out with Leah and a group of other youngsters on the day of May 11, 2019.
Prosecutor Victoria Lamballe told the court they congregated in a car park where they were joined by Kirkwood, who was friends with Southern.
The court heard Southern then acted as a “go-between” by taking money from Leah, exchanging it with Kirkwood for MDMA and then passing the drugs to Leah.
Leah and another girl gave Southern £20 and in return received MDMA rocks or crystals in a sealed bag, Ms Lamballe said. ere jailed for 12 and 21 months respectively.