name='DB7']Her daughter had been on the social services 'at risk' list and I suspect the press' reaction to Madeleine McCann (The Sun gave Matthews 50k) gave her the inspiration. I'm not excusing her behaviour, but I do think it was avoidable. There are also issues of certain members of society getting back into employment.
Yup, there was far too much negative publicity concering poor Madeleine's disappearance, making her parents and neighbour suspects has not helped things one little bit, but they're still holding out a glimmer of hope, as I'm sure we all are
The Sun is a horrible newspaper, they may think they're caring, ie;'the paper that supports our boys' etc; but they soon put the boot in when someones down