‘Female Walter White’ Chemistry Teacher Turned House Into Drugs Factory

by : UNILAD on : 14 Dec 2015 17:01
View Finder Pictures/AMC

In a case of life imitating art, a female chemistry teacher transformed herself into a makeshift ‘Heisenberg’ and set up a drugs factory in her own house as she struggled for money to pay the mortgage.


Inspired by Walter White on hit TV show Breaking Bad, 58-year-old Susan McKay came up with the idea to grow and sell on cannabis (not quite as wild as crystal meth, admittedly), with her drugs having a street value of up to £100,000.

As reported by the Mail Online, the respected teacher turned to crime after suffering a series of personal tragedies – her son suffered from health problems, including cystic fibrosis, another of her sons had tragically committed suicide, and she’d just discovered her husband was having an affair.

View Finder Pictures

McKay, a teacher at Ysgol Clywedog in Wrexham, also had serious money worries and was struggling to pay the mortgage on the seven-bedroom B&B property she ran.


She avoided jail time when she was handed a suspended sentence at Mold Crown Court earlier this year, but last week McKay was banned from teaching after a professional standards panel ruled she was not fit to teach children.

The Jesse Pinkman of the operation – her 27-year-old Olympic boxing prospect son Michael – pleaded guilty to the same charge.


After sentencing, Susan McKay said:

I must have had a breakdown because of what has been happening in my personal life and I have made a massive mistake. I am not a bad person. I made a mistake and that’s it. I sincerely regret what’s happened and don’t know why I did it. I have never been in trouble before in my life.

She resigned from her job of 12 years after saying she was full of remorse and shame for her actions.

Topics: Health, Drugs


Daily Mail
  1. Daily Mail

    'Female Walter White' chemistry teacher who turned her house into a drugs factory to pay the mortgage is banned from the classroom