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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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Hartlepool couple guilty of wiping out Godmother's life savings

Andrew Reeve. Credit: Cleveland Police

A couple from Hartlepool have been found guilty of stealing around £100,000 from a 91-year-old woman suffering from dementia.

The court heard that after Lesley and Andrew Reeve's two year spree, the Godmother, Joan Killen's savings had reduced from £130,000 to just £3,000.

Lesley Reeve. Credit: Cleveland Police

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