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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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Life savings theft couple jailed

A couple who were found guilty of wiping out a 91-year-old dementia sufferer's life savings in two years have been sentenced.

Lesley Reeve, 56, and husband Andrew, 55, have been sentenced to two and a half years in prison. The judge branded them 'utterly materialistic' for spending all but £3,000 of Reeve's godmother's £130,000.

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