British Drug User Martin Stephen Hale Dies of Overdose in Phnom Penh, Cambodia; Dean William McWilliams Hospitalized

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Re: Accused British Drug Smuggler Martin Stephen Hale Dies of Overdose in Phnom Penh; Dean William McWilliams Hospitaliz

Post by General Mackevili » Sat Jul 16, 2016 12:03 pm

Should we substitute "accused" with "acquitted"?
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Re: Accused British Drug Smuggler Martin Stephen Hale Dies of Overdose in Phnom Penh; Dean William McWilliams Hospitaliz

Post by phuketrichard » Sat Jul 16, 2016 2:27 pm

why not just say

Martin Stephen Hale Dies of drug related use in Phnom Penh; Dean William McWilliams Hospitalized and now released
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Re: Accused British Drug Smuggler Martin Stephen Hale Dies of Overdose in Phnom Penh; Dean William McWilliams Hospitaliz

Post by LTO » Sat Jul 16, 2016 3:17 pm

General Mackevili wrote:Should we substitute "accused" with "acquitted"?
Neither since it's not really relevant, and would seem to serve no purpose except to tarnish his reputation unfairly. As I mentioned before:
LTO wrote:...Or perhaps even better, give the dead guy a break and not mention the 'smuggling' arrest/acquittal at all, and leave it at what his broken hearted mother said in the article, which is current and indisputably relevant to his current state: "It was morphine tablets that Martin had taken and caused a heart attack. Martin did take drugs, yes." He was a drug user, and, unfortunately, he died of it.
Perhaps, 'Martin Stephen Hale, known drug user, dies of drugs use in a Phnom Penh hotel', or something to that effect. That also serves as a warning to other abusers who are contemplating using drugs here rather than just vilifying this one dead guy.

Or follow Richard's suggestion which is also fair and to the point:
phuketrichard wrote:Martin Stephen Hale Dies of drug related use in Phnom Penh; Dean William McWilliams Hospitalized and now released
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