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Man stole beef joint because it looked like his dead grandmother

by | 25th, May 2013

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WHAT do the women in your family look like? If you’re Jesus, your mother often looks like tree stumps , rocks , dried mango  or stains . John Casey’s grandmother looks like a joint of raw beef.

Casey, 51, was spotted secreting a £12 lump of dead cow in a rucksack at Asda’s Washington Galleries store last October.

But he wasn’t stealing it. He says he was removing it from sight because it was giving him flashbacks to his grandma, who died of a blood clot when he was a boy.

As Prosecutor Michael Hodson told the court:

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