#parents | #teensvaping | Teen charged with MDMA supply after boy who was praised by Meghan and Harry dies

A 17-year-old boy has been charged with supplying MDMA after a teenager who was praised by Prince Harry and Meghan Markle died.

Emre Huseyin, 15, from Sheerness, Sheppey, Kent, passed away on Saturday – just days before his sixteenth birthday.

Tributes have poured in for the popular lad, who was thanked by Meghan and Harry for his work in a dementia cafe at his school Oasis Academy.

After his death two teenagers were arrested on suspicion of drugs supply, with one being charged last night for supplying the Class A party drug MDMA.

A police spokesman said: “A 17-year-old boy from Sidcup has been charged with supplying MDMA.

Prince Harry and Meghan Markle previously thanked Emre and his classmates for the work they did at their school’s dementia cafe

“The offence is reported to have taken place in Sheerness on Saturday 1 February 2020.

“He has also been charged with threatening a person with a knife following an unrelated incident which also took place in Sheerness on 1 February.

“The teenager was charged on the evening of Tuesday 4 February and has been remanded in custody to appear at Medway Magistrates on Wednesday 5 February.”

The Oasis Academy’s dementia cafe was praised by the royal couple

The other arrested teen, from Orpington, has been bailed pending further enquiries.

Last year Emre was invited to Wembley Arena to be commended by Harry and Meghan for the work that he and his classmates had done at their school’s dementia cafe.

The initiative supports older people suffering from the disease, and was supported by the Queen’s Commonwealth Trust, of which Harry is president.

Floral tributes have been laid outside Emre’s home

While he didn’t meet the Sussexes face-to-face, one of Emre’s classmates presented a then-pregnant Meghan with a teddy bear for baby Archie backstage at the invitation-only concert.

Emre’s eldest sister Ceren Huseyin, 20, said: “He was a smart boy and getting on so well at school. He was friendly, and loved going out with his friends.

“He will be sorely missed. We all loved him so very much. It is such a terrible loss.

“This was so unexpected. He had many plans. He was full of aspirations.

“He wanted to study psychology and business in the sixth form. He had such a big future ahead of him. He loved reading and drama and was in school plays.”

The family moved to Sheppey in Kent from Lewisham, south London, five years ago, in pursuit of a fresh start.

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Ceren said: “We wanted to live somewhere where there wasn’t so much crime.”

Emre quickly settled into his studies at the Oasis Academy, and soon became a fixture at the school’s award-winning cafe.

Days after his death, floral tributes were still propped against the wall of Emre’s home in Sheerness – where he lived with his father, sisters Ceren and Seren, 17, step-mother and two-year-old step-brother.

He has two older brothers who live in Cyprus and Poland.

His father, Yusuf Sakaryali, had been visiting another son in Cyprus when he was told the devastating news and flew back on Sunday.

At evenings and weekends Emre would work at a local barber’s shop to earn some pocket money.

The shop’s owner, Nicolae Costin-Christian, said: “He was a very good boy. He would open the door for customers, show them to a seat, offer to get them a coffee and then sweep up their hair from the floor afterwards.

“I first met him when he came into the shop to have a haircut with his father. I have watched him grow up.”




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