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Owner of Rolf Harris painting says she feels like burning it

Cathy Sims has taken the painting down from the wall in her house Photo: ITV News Anglia

A woman from King's Lynn who inherited a Rolf Harris painting that was once valued at around £50,000 says she feels like burning it.

Cathy Sims from King's Lynn says the painting - of singer Bonnie Tyler - is now a grim reminder of his crimes.

Once a treasured possession, now it's been removed from its place in her home.

Signature of Rolf Harris Credit: ITV News Anglia
Cathy Sims covers up the painting which has been removed from her home Credit: ITV News Anglia

Cathy Sims has been speaking to ITV News Anglia about the entertainer's convictions for sexual offences.

The painting was originally bought for £50 and later valued at £50,000, but failed to reach its reserve price. Cathy had planned to use the money as a nest egg for her son.

The painting is of Bonnie Tyler Credit: ITV News Anglia

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