Karen Matthews: 'I Want A Lie Detector Test'

The mother from Dewsbury who was jailed for 'kidnapping' her own daughter to claim ransom money has spoken of plans for her release next month.

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'They Should Be Here Not Me'

Karen Matthews is due to be released from jail after serving half of her sentence Credit: Calendar

The 36 year old was sentenced to 8 years for false imprisonment and perverting the course of justice.

Shannon Matthews was reported missing for more than a month but police found her hidden and drugged under a bed at a house in Dewsbury Moor Credit: Calendar

A former neighbour of Karen Matthews, jailed for faking her own daughter's disappearance has told a national newspaper that Karen insists there were several others involved in the plot, but she is too scared to reveal the truth. She said she wants to take a lie detector test to prove it.

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