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Fielder-Civil facing jail sentence

The ex-husband of pop singer Amy Winehouse has been warned that he faces a substantial prison sentence after admitting burglary and possessing a fake firearm.

Blake Fielder-Civil look shocked as a judge refused him bail and remanded him in custody while a pre-sentence report is carried out.

Fielder-Civil, 28, and another man, Christopher Sylvester, 29, appeared at Leeds Crown Court where they jointly admitted the charges.

An earlier hearing heard the pair were arrested in Rawdon, Leeds, on February 28 when a car in which they were travelling was stopped by police.

They were charged with possessing an imitation gun and burglary of a dwelling in which electrical items and jewellery worth up to £4,000 was taken. Both admitted the charges on Wednesday.

They each denied a charge of altering a vehicle licence.

Fielder-Civil, of River Lane, Sleaford, Lincolnshire, and Sylvester, of Roundhay Park, Leeds, who was also remanded in custody, will be sentenced on June 22,


From Belfast Telegraph