3 March 2000

Funeral break-in

A RETIRED farmers house was broken into – on the day of his own funeral.

But the intruders left empty-handed because his family had cleared the property of its contents after being advised by the police that it was "vulnerable" to burglars.

The body of Arthur Ingate, 72, was buried in Denham Church-yard in Suffolk, beside the graves of his parents and grandparents. &#42