Man in court accused of supplying drugs to Ellie Rowe who died at BoomTown music festival

Ellie Rowe

Ellie Rowe

First published in News Daily Echo: Photograph of the Author by , Winchester Chief Reporter

A man accused of supplying drugs to a teenager who died at a Hampshire music festival will stand trial in September.

Robert Boulton, 22, of Goodymoor Avenue, Wells, Somerset, has denied the supply of ketamine, a class C drug.

He was arrested by police investigating the death of Ellie Rowe, 18, from Glastonbury, Somerset, at BoomTown Fair near Winchester last August.

Boulton appeared at Winchester Crown Court today for a 15-minute hearing in a grey suit, white shirt and striped tie.

The Recorder of Winchester, Judge Keith Cutler adjourned the case for trial due to start on September 2.

Boulton was remanded on bail with a condition not to attend this year’s BoomTown which runs from August 7-10.

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