People in the village of Shrewton in Wiltshire who lost Christmas savings of £29,000 are due to receive replacement funds later today.
Residents had been saving in a thrift club at a local pub the Royal Oak. Police are still searching for its landlord Malcolm Levesconte who's been missing since early December. They believe he may have taken his own life.
An inquest has been opened into the death of a pub landlord from Wiltshire who vanished after the theft of a Christmas collection.
The body of a Wiltshire pub landlord who vanished after the theft of almost £30,000 from a Christmas collection has been found in the sea.