He even made jokes! Full story at BBC:
“I trusted people, and that’s why we’re here today,” he said.
“She also mentioned that she had been suicidal and had taken an overdose,” he said. “I was concerned for her health and recommended she see a therapist. I got her a therapist locally.
“In the matter of the money, I accepted she was a distressed woman. Her marriage broke up, her children had gone away.
“I said we would have to verify the amounts she had been claiming.”
“She had my absolute trust. We had been together a long time – working together. She had been very conscientious,” he added.