A GANG which burgled more than 50 homes across the region have been jailed.
James McMillan, 29, of Spring Street, Greenacres, Garry Dunkerley, 43, of Heron Street, Hollinwood, and Peter Clarke, 27, of HMP Forest Bank, all pleaded guilty to conspiracy to commit burglary at Burnley Crown Court.
The gang had ransacked residential homes over a four-month period and hid their ill-gotten gains inside pillow cases taken from their victims beds.
McMillan and Dunkerley,
were both jailed for six years and Clarke was jailed for four years and eight months. POLICE are trying to trace the family of a woman who was found dead.
Linda Clayton, 58, died at her home, in High Crompton, on Tuesday, February 3. There are no suspicious circumstances surrounding her death.
Any relatives or people with information of their whereabouts should call the police coroner’s officer on 0161 856 9096 or email bernadette. firstname.lastname@example.org. forward ideas on how they could improve the area. Groups will be presenting their proposals at the Queen Elizabeth Hall this Saturday for a chance of winning grants between £500 and £2,500.