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Shannon Matthews Returns As Aunt Is Jailed

7997603NO sooner has Our Maddie risen to prominence once more than Shannon Matthews is sought and found. Amanda Hyett is at Leeds Crown Court. She is a neighbour of abducted schoolgirl Shannon Matthews. She now neighbour of Karen Matthews, having been jailed for illegally claiming £35,885 in income support and housing benefit.

Hyett is also niece to Michael Donovan, in whose home Shannon was located. Hyett is also the sister of Karen Matthews’ ex-lover, Craig Meehan.

Karen Matthews and Michael Donovan are each into an eight year sentence in for kidnap, false imprisonment and perverting the course of justice.

Shannon Matthews has yet to come of age and write a book or appear in a one-and-one with Jeremy Kyle.

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Posted: 5th, November 2009 | In: Reviews | Comment


Shannon Matthews And The Taxis Of Evil

SHANNON WATCH – Anorak’s at-a-glance guide to press coverage of Shannon Matthews and family…

THE SUN: “FREAK OUT – Shannon beast released from jail so docs can treat bust jaw”

It’s “kidnap fiend” Michael Donovan. He looks a bit like Vivienne Westwood, only in more wearable clothes. The “toothless weirdo” is out of jail and into hospital to have his jaw fixed. “Evil mum” Karen Matthews remains in choky.

Evil. Fiend. A devil man! Pure evil!

BUG-EYED beast Michael Donovan gets a taste of his own medicine yesterday as he is restrained by handcuffs and a chain.

The 40-year-old oddball, who tethered kidnap victim Shannon Matthews with a noose during her 24 days in captivity, was manacled to a guard for a hospital visit.

Smile!

The reviled abductor has been unable to put in his false teeth since the lag battered him three weeks ago, inflicting a double fracture.

Off to the doctors for realignment.

Donovan, flanked by two guards, was taken to Pinderfields from Armley jail in Leeds in a TAXI.

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Posted: 10th, December 2008 | In: Key Posts, Reviews | Comments (25)


Shannon Matthews: Madeleine McCann’s Shameless Legacy

KAREN Matthews has been found guilty of kidnapping her daughter Shannon Matthews and get her hands on the reward money.

Karen Matthews and Michael Donovan were both found guilty of the kidnap and false imprisonment.

The pair were also found guilty of perverting the course of justice.

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Posted: 4th, December 2008 | In: Photojournalism, Reviews | Comments (11)


Shannon Matthews: Michael Donovan’s Jaw Broken In Jail

SHANNON Matthews: Anorak’s at-a-glance guide to press coverage of Shannon Matthews and Karen Matthews

Michael Donovan’s jaw has been broken in jail.

Mr Donovan and Ms Matthews, 33, deny joint charges of kidnapping, false imprisonment and perverting the course of justice. But right now he’s not saying much. And the case has been adjourned.

Mr Justice McCombe told the jury:

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Posted: 24th, November 2008 | In: Reviews | Comment (1)