Deprecated: Function session_register() is deprecated in /home/sites/ on line 88 Coventry police hunt for man who used fire death woman's bank card
 Current Threat Level in the UK SEVERE  Issued by

Forum Links

News Archive

Coventry police hunt for man who used fire death woman's bank card

  • 1-30-2014

Police have issued CCTV pictures of a man who took £300 from the bank account of a woman who died in a house fire a month earlier.

Officers said they were contacted by the mother of the victim, understood to be Amanda Richards, when she checked the joint account they had shared.

The fire, which was not suspicious, started at a property on Kildale Close in Coventry on 3 December.

Police said they are treating the withdrawal of the cash as a theft.

The victim's mother noticed the withdrawal on 9 January when she went to close the account, a spokesman said.

The man also requested a mini-statement about an hour later on the same afternoon.

PC Ian Williamson said: "We don't know how or why the man is in possession of this bank card but we need to find out - so if you know who he is, please give us a call."

Read More...........
Reproduced under licence from BBC News © 2014 BBC

Email to Friend

Fill in the form below to send this news item to a friend:

Email to Friend
* Your Name:
* Your Email:
* Friend's Name:
* Friend's Email:
* Security Image:
Security Image Generate new
Copy the numbers and letters from the security image
* Message:

Forum Login

Please login or register to our forum.

IFPA Spopnsor
RIFA advert