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Prison for life-savings theft

A couple from Hartlepool were sentenced to two and a half years in prison for stealing around £100,000 from a 91-year-old woman suffering from dementia.

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Full report: Couple guilty of stealing Godmother's life savings

A couple from Hartlepool have been found guilty of stealing around one hundred thousand pounds from a 91-year-old woman suffering from dementia.

The victim's god daughter and her husband, Lesley and Andrew Reeve, wiped out the lady's life savings in a two-year spending spree.

Frances Read was at Teesside Crown Court.

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