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They killed my dad... I don't think I could ever forgive them; Daughter's grief as pair found guilty of murder.

MURDERED Andrew Smart's daughter today opened her heart to tell of her anguish.

As her dad's killers Ryan Leck and Ryan Saint await sentence for his horrific murder, Rachael Smart and her brother Richard told of their grief.

"He was my dad and they went into his home and took advantage of him because he was ill," said Rachael. Newcastle Crown Court heard how the killers exploited Andrew, whose life had spiralled out of control through booze.

The one-time pounds 100,000-ayear IT expert was living alone on Tyneside after his marriage broke down.

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CRUEL Ryan Leck and Ryan Saint AGONY Richard and Rachael Smart, whose dad Andrew, right, was murdered
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Title Annotation:News; Front Page
Publication:Evening Chronicle (Newcastle, England)
Date:Mar 30, 2011
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