Man jailed for stealing from dead pensioner

PACEMAKER BELFAST A man who spent £6,000 of his dead neighbour's savings on pizzas has been sentenced to two years. Robert Sharkey, 24, of Grays Hill, Bangor, was convicted of 11 charges after failing to report the woman had died, and then stealing from her. The charges included using one of Marie Conlon's debit cards to buy almost £6,000 worth of pepperoni pizzas. The offences occurred when Sharkey lived above Ms Conlon's flat at Larkspur Rise, Poleglass, west Belfast.