A TEACHER, a nurse, his besotted receptionist girlfriend and a veteran activist were the disparate characters behind an animal rights campaign of terror that culminated in the theft of a grandmother's body.
...Unlike her boyfriend, Mayo was not believed to be a driving force in the plot to steal the body of Gladys Hammond, the 82-year-old mother-in-law of the farm’s co-owner, Chris Hall. But rather than being repulsed by the desecration of the grave, Mayo’s admiration for Whitburn deepened — their romantic relationship did not begin until after the theft of the remains in October 2004. Mayo seemed not to realise the ramifications of her actions until Monday’s court appearance; she sobbed on discovering that she faced a six-year sentence.
The three men, who were remanded in custody, are expected to receive jail sentences of about 12 years.
....Ablewhite ran the campaign while teaching in Wolverhampton. He vowed to return to the classroom and teach children about animal rights and veganism before he was remanded in custody last autumn.
I wouldn't piss on them if they were burning to death in the immortal words of Kim; "Rope, Tree, some assembly required".