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Hostel resident dodged drug tests.

A RESIDENT at a bail hostel kept a container of urine tied inside his boxer shorts boxer shorts
pl.n.
Men's full-cut undershorts.


boxer shorts or boxers
Noun, pl

men's underpants shaped like shorts but with a front opening

boxer shorts box
 to enable him to provide clear samples in drug tests, an inquest heard.

Danny Jones, 22, had passed his latest tests two weeks before he died at the hostel, having taken a quantity of methadone methadone (mĕth`ədōn', –dŏn'), synthetic narcotic similar in effect to morphine. Synthesized in Germany, it came into clinical use after World War II. It is sometimes used as an analgesic and to suppress the cough reflex.  the previous day.

At a hearing in Ruthin yesterday coroner, John Gittins recorded a conclusion of accidental death on the Pwllheli man, who had been staying at the Plas y Wern hostel in Acrefair, near Wrexham.

His mother, Marianna Jones, told the inquest that he had had a drug problem for several years and that had resulted in court appearances. He was sent to Plas y Wern by Caernarfon magistrates.

In the weeks leading up to his death she said "he didn't look right" but he was optimistic op·ti·mist  
n.
1. One who usually expects a favorable outcome.

2. A believer in philosophical optimism.



op
 about the future, looking forward to being with his fiancee and daughter.

The day before his death, Danny met a friend and offered him some methadone but the friend refused.

Mark McFall, manager of the hostel, said that staff described him as "out of breath and sweating" when he arrived back and thought he might have been drinking. He went into another resident's room and fell asleep in a chair, and was found dead in the same position the next day.

A post-mortem revealed death was due to inhalation inhalation /in·ha·la·tion/ (in?hah-la´shun)
1. the drawing of air or other substances into the lungs.inhala´tional

2. the drawing of an aerosolized drug into the lungs with the breath.

3.
 of stomach content, which had affected his breathing, and the pathologist said that as Danny was not a regular user of methadone his breathing would have been compromised.
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Date:Dec 20, 2013
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