Article Title:Gay sex drug killed my son
Category:New Zealand Daily News
Author or Daily News Staff
Published on:9th September 2003 - 07:42 pm
Story ID:6708
Text:A Christchurch mother is blaming a gay ex-scout leader for her teenage son's suicide. According to the New Zealand Herald, 17-year-old Timothy Hueston was “plied with a gay sex drug” in the months leading up to his death by former Cub Scout leader Alexander Clark, with whom he was boarding in Hornby. An inquest into Hueston's death concluded that although Clark's motives for supplying Hueston with the drug isobutyl nitrite (Rush) were “reprehensible”, there was no evidence to suggest that Clark had caused the suicide. Hueston's mother disagreed, saying yesterday she had “absolutely no doubt” that Clark was responsible. She made a list of 16 reasons why her son's life was great, including that he “had a new girlfriend and was having fun”. Clark has been jailed for two years on charges of indecent assault and supplying Rush to Hueston and two other youths. He had previously been asked to leave the Scouts because of sexually inappropriate behaviour.    
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