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On last night's ITV News West Country, while reporting the conviction of Angela Douglas from Plymouth for murdering her mother at an address in the city, we incorrectly showed a nearby property that had nothing to do with the case.
We'd like to apologise to the occupant for any distress caused by the mistake.
A woman from Plymouth who smothered her sick mother with a pillow has been jailed for life. Angela Douglas will serve a minimum of 12 years in prison.
The 49-year-old from Ernesettle had admitted the killing but denied charges of murder. She claimed she didn't want to see her mother suffer but the jury at Plymouth Crown Court yesterday found her guilty of murder.
A woman from Plymouth who murdered her sick mother by smothering her with a pillow will be sentenced later today.
Angela Douglas admitted the killing but denied charges of murder. The 49 year-old claimed she didn't want to see her mother suffer. She'll be sentenced at Plymouth Crown Court.
Devon & Cornwall Police have released a statement after a woman from Plymouth was found guilty of murder after smothering her mother with a pillow.
A woman who smothered her sick mother with a pillow has been found guilty of murder by a jury at Plymouth Crown Court.
49-year-old Angela Douglas from Ernesettle in Plymouth said she killed the frail housebound pensioner because she did not want to see her suffer any more.
The mother-of-two has admitted causing the death of 73-year-old Ann Matthews as she lay in bed in April last year but denied murder on the grounds of diminished responsibility.
The jury had been reduced to 11 after one woman was removed for failing to pay attention to all of the evidence.