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Man jailed for 'vicious' attack in Boston

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A man has been jailed for six years for a violent attack in Boston on Boxing Day 2014.

Karol Korycki, 20, from Boston, was sentenced at Lincoln Crown Court yesterday after earlier pleading guilty to a charge of assault with intent to rob.

Korycki repeatedly punched, kicked and stamped on his victim during the attack near the town’s bus station.

"You subjected your victim to a vicious, sustained attack in which you repeatedly kicked, punched and stamped on him. Much of the violence occurred when he was on the ground.

"You could quite easily have killed him or caused serious injury to his brain. It is remarkable that the injuries were not much more serious."

– Judge Michael Heath

Detectives charge man with murder over Boston death

Detectives investigation a death in Boston have charged a man with murder.

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Police believe the victim to be 61-year-old Manfred Jaedke but formal identification has yet to be completed as officers try to trace his relatives outside the UK.

Mr Jaedke was found at a house in Porcher Way in Boston.

Vidmantas Svedarauskas (66), of Porcher Way, will appear before Lincoln Magistrates today charged over the death.

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Police launch murder inquiry after Boston death

Police have confirmed they are treating the unexplained death of a man in Boston as a murder inquiry.

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The man, who was found at a property in Porcher Way, has not yet been formally named as police try to trace his family. A 41-year-old woman has been released on police bail and a 66-year-old man remains in custody. Magistrates have granted detectives extra time to continue to question him.

We are appealing for anyone who saw anything unusual or suspicious on Porcher Way from 5pm Thursday until 4 pm Friday to contact us”

Anyone who can help us with our investigation can contact the 101 number quoting incident 263 of 8. Crimestoppers can also be contacted anonymously on 0800 555 111.

– Detective Chief Inspector Diane Coulson

Two arrested over death of Boston man

Two people have been arrested over the death of a man in Lincolnshire.

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Officers were called to an address in Porcher Way, Boston shortly after 4 pm on Friday. Police say the death is currently being treated as unexplained and have asked for anyone with any information to come forward.

Police concern over missing Boston teen

Police in Lincolnshire say they are growing increasingly concerned for a missing teenager.

Ryan Young was last seen on Thursday boarding a train to Nottingham Credit: Lincolnshire Police

19-year-old Ryan Young was last seen in Boston on Thursday evening boarding a train to Nottingham.

Officers say Ryan’s family are concerned for his welfare and would like to hear from him, or anyone who has seen him.

Reward for jeweller's robbery suspect

Wanted: Matthew Porter Credit: Nottinghamshire Police

A £2,000 reward is being offered in the hunt for a man wanted in connection with a robbery at a jewellers in Newark.

Matthew Porter, who's 35 and from Boston in Lincolnshire, is sought in connection with a robbery at Andrew Michaels Jewellers on January 6th this year.

He was arrested on suspicion of conspiracy to commit robbery on January and released on police bail but has failed to answer that bail. It is believed Porter may be in the Boston/Lincolnshire area.

A total of 10 people have so far been charged in relation to the robbery. Sharon Moseley, East Midlands Regional Manager for Crimestoppers, said:

“Someone must know where Matthew Porter is hiding. This man has assisted violent criminals which is why it is critical that he is caught."

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Boston rapist sentenced to five years

26-year-old Sergejs Susorovs was today sentenced at Lincoln Crown Court to five years and four months in prison for the rape of a woman in Boston.

Sergejs Susorovs was sentenced to five years four months Credit: Lincolnshire Police

The incident occurred on the 18th May at around 3pm. The 19-year-old woman was walking on London Road when Susorovs grabbed her and raped her in a nearby wooded area.

Within two hours of the incident report, Officers had arrested Susorovs on suspicion of the offence.

The victim has shown incredible strength from the beginning. She was able to give a detailed description of Susorovs, which was crucial. Officers were sent to the area where they quickly identified the scene and began a search for the offender. Susorovs was very quickly identified and apprehended after he made an attempt to flee from officers.

– DI Simon Lovett, Head of the Lincolnshire Police Emerald team

Boston Hospital wants you!

United Lincolnshire Hospitals NHS Trust is holding a recruitment open day at Pilgrim Hospital, Boston, to give people the chance to find out about working at the hospital.

People of all professional backgrounds are invited to come along between 10am and 2pm to find out more about working for the Trust and see current vacancies that are available.

At the last open day in Grantham, one registered nurse was even offered a job on the day!

We are keen to meet people from the local area and those who are considering a move to Lincolnshire who want to work for their local hospital. We have a wide range of roles currently available at Pilgrim and it is a great place to work. We are particularly keen to hear from registered nurses, occupational therapists and physiotherapists. The Trust is committed to making great improvements in its services and our staff play a key part in making sure this is possible. Come and join the Pilgrim family and we can discuss how we will support you and help you develop your career at ULHT.

– Lynda Stockwell, Head of Nursing

Concern grows for missing North Lincolnshire man

An urgent appeal has been issued for information about a 47-year-old man who has been reported missing in North Lincolnshire.

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David Fawcett was last seen leaving his home on Monday (23 May 2016). He was reported missing at 6.55am on Tuesday 24 May after failing to return to his home on Cliff Drive, Burton-Upon-Stather after work the previous day.

His family and police are concerned about his mental well-being.

Mr Fawcett is described as white, 5ft 9ins tall with a stock build and he has grey coloured short hair. He was last seen wearing a blue striped shirt, a striped tie and black trousers.

He drove off in a blue BMW 3 Series with registration number YK16 JXH.

Police say enquiries to date suggest that Mr Fawcett travelled to the Boston area of Lincolnshire.

Man charged with murder of Boston woman

A 32-year-old man has been charged with the murder of a woman in Boston.

The body of Marina Erte was found on Friday Credit: ITV News

Gytis Griskevicius, of St Anns Lane in Boston, is charged with the murder of 33-year-old Marina Erte. He has been remanded in custody and is due to appear before Lincoln Magistrate’s Court this morning (Thursday 26 May).

Detectives have renewed their appeal for witnesses to come forward.

“Our investigation is still continuing and I’m keen to hear from anyone who may have been in the area of Elizabeth Road, where the victim was found in a property on Friday May 20,between the hours of 6pm on Thursday May 19 and 3pm on Friday May 20. Also, if you have any information you think might be relevant to the investigation please contact us on the non-emergency number 101 quoting incident 228 of 20/05/2016. Alternatively contact the independent charity Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.”

– DI Jim Hodgson
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