Sheikh Khalid bin Sultan Al Qasimi, son of the ruler of Sharjah in the United Arab Emirates has died in London on Monday.
According to reports, the crown prince had died “unexpectedly” but did not provide further information on his death
However, a quantity of Class A drugs was found at the penthouse flat in Knightsbridge where Sheikh Khalid bin Sultan Al Qasimi’s body was discovered but the police are yet to confirm or deny this.
Officers were said to have found the drugs after being called in by medics;
‘There had apparently been a party where some guests were taking drugs and having sex. It is suspected that Sheikh Khalid may have died suddenly as a result of taking drugs. As well as the police inquiry, an urgent internal probe has been ordered and staff have been ordered to keep quiet, a source told SUN.’
His father, Sheikh Dr Sultan bin Muhammad Al Qasimi, who has ruled Sharjah since 1972 mourned his son in an Instagram post, saying his son was “in the care of God”.
The 39-year-old deceased had forged a career for himself as a fashion designer. Clothes from his label, Qasimi, were shown at London Fashion Week.
See photos from his funeral;
“Rulers of Sharjah, Ajman, Umm Al Quwain and Ras Al Khaimah perform funeral prayers on the body of Khalid bin Sultan bin Mohammed Al Qasimi”