Two defendants cleared of manslaughter in slimming drug death trial

Siobhan Grey QC leading Mark Harries for Albert Huynh
Colin Aylott QC leading Greg Johnson for Mary Roberts
Felicity Gerry QC leading Ashley Hendron for Bernard Rebelo

Albert Huynh and Mary Roberts were acquitted on the judge’s direction following successful submissions of no case to answer in respect of unlawful act and gross negligence manslaughter and putting an unsafe product on the market at Inner London Crown Court yesterday.

Eloise Parry took an overdose of DLP tablets in April 2015 which tragically led to her death from DLP toxicity hours later.

The trial continues for Roberts in respect of an allegation of money laundering and for Rebelo who faces manslaughter counts and marketing DLP.

You can read more about this case in the following articles:-

BBC News - Chargles dropped in Eloise Parry DNP death case

The Sun - Russian Roulette Diet Pills

The Telegraph - 'Vulnerable' student died after taking 'highly toxic' diet pills ordered from the internet, court hears

Express -Three accused of killing girl who 'died in agony from diet pills she bought on internet'

ITV News - Glyndwr University student suffered 'distressing death' after becoming addicted to diet pills, court hears

 

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Date: 13/06/2018