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Two men charged following death of young dancer Hannah Williamson in Great Yarmouth

PUBLISHED: 17:18 08 May 2018 | UPDATED: 19:58 08 May 2018

Hannan Williamson. Picture supplied by Norfolk police

Hannan Williamson. Picture supplied by Norfolk police

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Two men are to appear in court charged in connection with the death of a 21-year-old dancer who died a year ago from taking drugs.

Dean Otoka and Alan Curtis will appear at Great Yarmouth Magistrates’ Court tomorrow charged with drugs offences following the death of Hannah Williamson, who was from Freethorpe.

Miss Williamson died at a home in Marlborough Terrace off Great Yarmouth’s seafront on May 19 last year.

A post-mortem examination concluded the cause of her death was the combined effects of MDMA (ecstasy) and amphetamine intoxication.

Otoka, 38, of no fixed abode, is to appear at court charged by Norfolk police with supplying the Class A drug MDMA, supplying the Class B drug amphetamine, three counts of being concerned in the supply of drugs ecstasy, amphetamine and cannabis between April 28 and May 20 2017, producing Class B drug cannabis and four counts of possession with intent to supply MDMA, psilocin, amphetamine and cannabis.

Curtis, 21, formally of Ford Street, Thetford, will appear before magistrates charged by police with supplying the Class A drug MDMA, supplying the Class B drug amphetamine, two counts of being concerned in the supply of amphetamine and cannabis between February 1 and 22 May 2017 and two counts of possession with intent to supply amphetamine and cannabis.

Miss Williamson went to Taverham High School and had been due to perform as a dancer at an event called Dubs in the Middle in Evesham in late May 2017.

She was also an animal lover.

After her death her family released a statement through Norfolk police which said: “Hannah was a beautiful young woman inside and out. She loved life and was always full of fun.

“Above everything Hannah adored her animals. We are left devastated by the news of her death.”

A close friend and dancer Cerise Mae also paid tribute at the time by saying: “Hannah was talented, sweet and her smile was infectious. She performed because she enjoyed making people happy. Hannah is my best friend. She was there every single time I needed her.”

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