A couple from Hartlepool have been jailed for wiping out the life savings of a 91-year-old woman with dementia.
Lesley Reeve spent more than £100,000 of her godmother's money with her husband Andrew after he was made a signatory on their victim's bank account.
Gregg Easteal was in court.
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A mostly cloudy start to Sunday thanks to the position of a cold front which is pushing westwards. Good sunny spells further north though
Emma Jesson brings you Saturday night's forecast
Some good spells of sunshine developing at the coast throughout the remainder of Saturday afternoon. Fresh winds at the coast also