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Grandmother's corpse stored in benefits swindle

Two women have admitted leaving the corpse of a dead grandmother unburied at their home for up to six months while one of them kept her benefits.

The body of Olive Maddock, 95, was left in a bedroom at the house in Wirral by daughter Olive Hazel Maddock, known as Hazel, and granddaughter Jasmine, 35.

Andy Gill reports.

  • 13 Jun 2011
  • From the section UK