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Get involved: send your pictures, video, news and views by texting ECHONEWS to 80360, or email us Click here for details A Tragedy struck while Cheznye Emmons, 23, of Morrins Close, Great Wakering, was travelling through south Asia with her boyfriend Joe Cook, 21.
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Cheznye Emmons, 23, fell ill within hours of drinking deadly methanol, labelled as 'gin', which she picked up from a local shop while trekking across south Asia Cheznye Emmons, 23, fell ill after drinking deadly methanol with boyfriend Joe Cook, 21, and a male friend they met while trekking across south Asia.
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