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.
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