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Kidnap mum due to be released

Karen Matthews Photo: ITV Yorkshire


**Karen Matthews is expected to be released from Foston Hall prison in Derbyshire after serving four years for the kidnap of her own daughter. It's believed she'll start a new life, supervised by the probation service, away from Dewsbury Moor in West Yorkshire where she lived.

Shannon Matthews Credit: West Yorkshire Police

Matthews fooled everyone in the community, including close friends, when she claimed her nine-year-old daughter Shannon had been kidnapped, sparking a costly police hunt. Shannon was later found drugged, but otherwise unharmed, at a house a short distance away.