Carer’s fails to get sentence cut at Court of Appeal

Karen Higgins

Karen Higgins

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A carer jailed for swindling more than £52,000 from three elderly women, has failed to win a cut in her sentence.

Karen Lesley Higgins, 54, of Wilson Grove, Heysham, was jailed for a total of 40 months.

Top judges at London’s Court of Appeal rejected a bid by Higgins to challenge her jail term.