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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