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A woman who sent abusive messages to the family of a two-year-old girl who went missing more than 30 years ago will not be going to jail.
Donna Wright from Spennymoor claimed that she was missing Katrice Lee who disappeared in 1981.
Wright, who is bi-polar, sent messages to a facebook page which the family had set up as part of the search for Katrice.
She was given a 12 week suspended sentence after appearing before a judge via video link.
Watch the full report from Rachel Bullock below.
A woman from County Durham has been given a 12 week suspended sentence after admitting harassing the family of a toddler who went missing more than 30 years ago.
Donna Wright from Spennymoor appeared at Court via video link.
You can watch the full report from lunchtime from Rachel Bullock below.
A woman from County Durham has been given a 12 week suspended sentence after admitting she harassed the family of a toddler who went missing more than thirty years ago.
Katrice Lee disappeared from a military base in Germany in 1981.
33-year-old Donna Wright from Spennymoor admitted sending Katrice's family numerous Facebook messages claiming that she was Katrice, and continued to harass the family even after proof she was not.
Donna Wright's 12 week sentence has been suspended for 18 months during which she will be supervised.
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The mother and sister of Katrice Lee who went missing more than 30 years ago, speak exclusively to ITV.