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Stunt rider Eddie Kidd's wife Samantha jailed for assault

1 August 2013 Last updated at 22:29 BST

The estranged wife of paralysed former motorbike stunt rider Eddie Kidd has been jailed for five months for assaulting him.

Samatha Kidd, from Seaford in East Sussex, pleaded guilty to beating the 54-year-old over a four-month period and was jailed earlier at Brighton Magistrates' Court.

BBC South East's Claudia Sermbezis spoke to Det Con Jamie Pooley, of Sussex Police, and Daniel Mazliah from the disability charity Scope.

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