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Killer pig farmer loses bulk of fortune to ‘social pariah’ ex-wife

3rd October 2023

The Telegraph

Judge found James Seales’s murder conviction ‘had a profound impact’ on Alison Seales’s ability to earn a living.

A High Court judge has ruled a murdering pig farmer’s ex-wife should win the bulk of their £1 million fortune in their divorce after she became a “social pariah”.

Wealthy pig farmer James Seales is currently serving a life sentence after being convicted of killing Philip Strickland with a shotgun in 2012.

Alison Seales, 55, who was with her husband for 19 years, told a High Court judge that she was “terrified” of her violent ex and is “psychologically scarred from her many years of living in an abusive relationship” with him prior to his incarceration.

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