Raymond Scott has been found dead in his prison cell at HMP Northumberland.
The unemployed antiques dealer was jailed for eight years for handling a stolen copy of a rare collection of William Shakespeare's plays.
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Ian Carr was found by the occupants of the home and stayed there snoozing until the police arrived and woke him up.
A security guard was threatened with a knife as the pair stole a black cash box before making off in a waiting car.
Skies will clear & temperatures will dip overnight, but the forecast of further rainfall into Tuesday brings risk of flooding, ice and snow