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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: Sentencing for life-savings theft couple

A couple who wiped out the life savings of a 91-year-old dementia sufferer have been jailed after a judge branded them "selfish" and "utterly materialistic."

Lesley Reeve and her husband Andrew raided her Godmother's bank account and spent almost £130,000.

Their victim had gone into care, trusting them to help manage her financial affairs.

Gregg Easteal reports.

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