People in the village of Shrewton in Wiltshire who lost Christmas savings of £29,000 are due to receive replacement funds later.
Residents had been saving in a thrift club at local pub the Royal Oak. Police are still searching for landlord Malcolm Levesconte, seen below, who's been missing since early December. They believe he may have taken his own life.
More top news
A Ukip candidate has been suspended two days before the election, as a video emerged apparently showing him threaten to shoot his Tory rival
Simon Parkin has this morning's weather forecast for the South.
Simon Parkin has the latest weather forecast