Parent's agony as hospital lets anorexic teenager go home to die after she was given full control of her own treatment Laura Willmott, 18, had endured a five-year battle with the disease Collapsed and died from a cardiac arrest after starving herself to barely 5st Her parents blame decision to let her take charge of own treatment at 18 'Was in no fit state to make decisions herself about treatment,' said mother'Her level of deceit was breathtaking' when it came to not taking in food By Eleanor Harding PUBLISHED: 16:51 GMT, 21 February 2013 | UPDATED: 00:44 GMT, 22 February 2013 Laura Willmott, 18, died from anorexia after a long battle with the eating disorder The parents of a teenage anorexia sufferer who was allowed to refuse treatment because she was legally an adult have spoken out against a system that ‘doomed ‘ their daughter. Laura Willmott, 18, collapsed and died after starving herself to barely five stone in weight. The former private schoolgirl had battled the disease for five years.
'Deceitful' mother pretended to have terminal cancer to con thousands of pounds out of workmates Teresa Clay, 42, claimed she was suffering from throat cancer and kidney failureOne work colleague completed a 10 mile charity run which raised 300 | UPDATED: 17:11 GMT, 8 December 2012 A 'deceitful' mother pretended to be dying of cancer so she could pocket hundreds of pounds raised for her by sympathetic workmates. Twisted Teresa Clay told 'lie after lie' to concerned colleagues and bosses at the manufacturing firm that employed her – and was given time off on full pay for bogus hospital treatment. The 42-year-old claimed she was suffering from throat cancer, and said she could only work mornings while undergoing radiotherapy
Bogus teacher who forged her qualifications to get secondary school and exam board jobs is jailedJulia Rawlinson admitted leading 'a carefully constructed sham of a life'Mother, 45, took on teaching roles in Northamptonshire and Devon Teacher claimed she had science qualifications but had fake certificates | UPDATED: 20:45 GMT, 29 November 2012 Bogus teacher: Julia Rawlinson, pictured, forged her qualifications to get two teaching jobs and a role with an examining board A bogus teacher who forged her qualifications to get two teaching jobs and a role with an examining board to improve her 'social standing' was jailed today. Julia Rawlinson admitted leading 'a carefully constructed sham of a life' after almost a decade of deceit which saw her take on teaching roles in Northamptonshire and Devon, as well as with Edexcel. Rawlinson, 45, was described as a 'pathological liar' who concocted stories about her educational career and academic qualifications in order to create a life for herself and her family which commanded respect, Exeter Crown Court heard.
'Reckless' photographer jailed for three years after infecting girlfriend with HIV Leslie Pringle, 48, did not use protection and allowed lover to become infected Victim told previous hearing: 'The deceit just beggars belief – I hope one day I can move on from it'Former partners of Pringle urged to get tested if they fear they are at risk | UPDATED: 17:16 GMT, 26 November 2012 'Nothing short of appalling': Leslie Pringle, from North Shields, has been jailed for three and a half years A photographer who infected a lover with HIV by failing to tell her he had the disease has been jailed for three-and-a-half years. Leslie Pringle did not inform the woman, referred to only as X in court, he had the disease before they started a sexual relationship.