Burglary victim dies

PUBLISHED: 09:34 01 April 2009 | UPDATED: 23:17 15 June 2010

CANCER victim Joan Ebsworth, who was burgled twice in a week while she lay dying in hospital, has died.

CANCER victim Joan Ebsworth, who was burgled twice in a week while she lay dying in hospital, has died.Mrs Ebsworth, of Colesworthy, who was 88, died last Wednesday.In a final cruel twist, it has emerged that burglars stole her birth certificate - something discovered when her family tried to register her death.


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