A mother whose son died with a needle in his arm because of hers heroin addiction still is pay off the debt 10 years later of his death.
John Kinhaneoriginally from Tallaght in Dublin, Ireland, he was found dead in a pub toilet in January 2013, eight months after becoming a father.
Before her death, her mother Annette Kinehane had been menaced by thugs armed with hammers and then by collectors brandishing a gun and demanding the money her son owed to traffickers, she said. Dublin live.
Pay the debts of the son killed by drugs
“When he was 17 or 18, he started playing with hash. So he switched to pills. He never had money for anything,” the woman told documentary host Philly McMahon Gaelic in Joy.
He also revealed that he confided in his youngest daughter about what was going on before she told him she was using drugs. “I must have been the most gullible mother in Dublin,” she said.
“And then one day there was a knock on the door and this ‘lovely’ guy with a hammer told me he was there to collect a debt. I said I didn’t owe any money. It was when he told me my son owed 5,000 euros and that he was three days old or he would die”expanded into a moving story.
But Annette went further: “Another guy showed me his gun and told me I owed him another 15,000 euros.”
Then everything went out of control. the woman worked 12-hour shifts at a hospital to pay these drug dealers.
Painful death from heroin
Regarding the problems of losing a family member to drugs, Annette recalled an anecdote.
“One day I found my son in a corner and I hit him on the head. I’m not a violent person, but I couldn’t take it anymore. do you know what he answered me? ‘A buzz is killing me,'” she remarks about her failed attempts.
“We have tried everything. But the heroin was stronger.”he resigns in the interview.
In the loop, expand The mirrorAnnette highlights the criminals Inmates at Mountjoy Prison (a town located in County Fermanagh, Northern Ireland, UK) as it was raising awareness of the impact of crimes committed by individuals on innocent families.
“I was 32 years old. He died with a needle in his arm in a dirty pub toilet. He was there for five hours,” she concluded forcefully.
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