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Two found dead in south Lincolnshire believed to be 50-year-old married couple

Two people found dead at a property in a South Lincolnshire village are believed to be a 50-year-old married couple.

Bernice and Lawrence Williams were found dead at a house in the Lutton area between Spalding and King's Lynn.

The cause of death has yet to be established for Mrs Williams but Mr Williams is believed to have killed himself.

Bernice had been missing since March 25. Credit: Lincolnshire Police.

Why does a town have a bridge on dry land that doesn't go anywhere?

What's the point of Trinity Bridge in Crowland? Credit: ITV News Anglia

If you have ever been to the town of Crowland near Peterborough you may recognise Trinity Bridge.

The fourteenth century bridge does not really lead anywhere and there is no waterway for it to span.

So why is it there? Stuart Leithes explains all.

To watch his report click on the link below


Two people die in A16 crash

The A16 crash left two people dead Credit: ITV Anglia

Two people, a woman in her 70’s and a man, have died in a crash on the A16 between Crowland and Cowbit near Peterborough.

The collision between a silver Peugeot 206 and a HGV happened just after 4.30am on February 13th. Police say family members are being informed.

Police say the road's likely to be closed for much of the morning.

Any witnesses should call 101 quoting incident 30.

Feel the Force: giant piece of movie action in inventor's back garden

Colin's AT AT dominates the landscape Credit: ITV Anglia

The new Star Wars film 'Rogue One' is released on Thursday - and one keen inventor has brought a bit of the movie action to a back garden in Stamford. In fact it's not so little - Youtube star Colin Furze has built a giant model of the four legged Imperial attack vehicle known as an 'AT AT'. And our reporter Stuart Leithes has been to see it.

Colin's inventions are an impressive size Credit: ITV Anglia

Teenager Murderers' sentencing "unduly lenient"

Tributes left outside a house in Spalding, Lincolnshire. Credit: PA

The 20-year minimum terms handed to a teenage couple for the brutal "executions" of a mother and her daughter have been referred to the Attorney General for being "unduly lenient".

Believed to be Britain's youngest double-murderers, the boy and girl - both 14 at the time of the murders - had sex, shared a bath and watched four Twilight vampire films as they "revelled" after the stabbing of dinner lady Elizabeth Edwards, 49, and 13-year-old Katie Edwards.

Now both 15, the couple were handed life sentences by Mr Justice Haddon-Cave, who said the pair had a "toxic" relationship and acted in a "grotesque" way.

"Had you been adults you may have been facing the whole of your lives in prison for this double murder."

– Mr Justice Haddon-Cave

The case was referred to the Attorney General under the unduly lenient sentence scheme and law officers have 28 days to decide if any action should be taken.

A statement from the Attorney General's office said: "The threshold to refer cases to the Court of Appeal is very high."

A sentence can only be regarded as unduly lenient if there has been a gross error and it is significantly below the level that any judge could have reasonably imposed after considering the facts of the case."

– Attorney General's office


Two fifteen-year-olds given life for Spalding double murder

Video report by ITV's Peter Bearne.

49-year-old Elizabeth Edwards and her 13-year-old daughter Katie Edwards.

Two 15-year-olds have been given life sentences, both with minimum terms of 20 years, for the murders of a school dinner lady and her daughter in Spalding, Lincolnshire.

The boyfriend and girlfriend, who cannot be named for legal reasons, were both 14 when they murdered Elizabeth Edwards and her daughter Katie, 13.

The boy stabbed them both in their beds while they slept at their home in in April. He pleaded guilty to the murders ahead of a trial last month.

The girl, who had admitted manslaughter, was also found guilty of murder, after the court was told she was the "driving force" behind the killings, because she held a grudge against the victims.

The judge said the case had "defining and particularly chilling" features, including the young age of the defendants and that the offence was carefully planned.

As both teenagers remained composed in the dock, flanked by security guards, the judge condemned their conduct after the killings as "grotesque."

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