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Heist boss misses court hearing through ill health

The mastermind behind the Hatton Garden jewellery raid may only have months to live, a court heard.

Brian Reader, 77, suffered a stroke while being held at Belmarsh Prison.

He and six others were due to be sentenced in a three-day hearing, starting on Monday, over the £14m Hatton Garden safety deposit box heist.

Daniel Sandford reports.

  • 07 Mar 2016
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