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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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Boston murder victim named

Lincolnshire Police have named the woman who was found dead at a property on Elizabeth Road in Boston as 33-year-old Marina Erte.

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Her death is being treated as murder and an investigation is ongoing.

Man released on bail as Boston murder investigation continues

A 32-year-old man who was arrested on suspicion of murder in connection with the investigation into the death of a woman in Boston has been released on police bail pending further enquiries.

Lincolnshire Police say they are still waiting to formally identify the women who was found dead in the house in Elizabeth Road on Friday.

We have a number of enquiries underway in relation to this incident and I'm keen to hear from anyone who may have been in the area of Elizabeth Road between the hours of 6pm on Thursday May 19 and 3pm on Friday May 20 and may have seen or heard anything they think might be relevant to the investigation.

– DI Jim Hodgson

Man arrested on suspicion of murder in Boston

Police are treating the unexplained death of a woman in Boston as murder.

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The woman's body was found in Elizabeth Road on Friday May 20.

A 32-year-old local man has been arrested on suspicion of murder in connection with her death. He is currently in police custody for questioning.

Police have yet to formally identify the woman. Tests are due to take place to find out how she died.

I would like to hear from anyone who may have been in the area of Elizabeth Road between the hours of 6pm on Thursday May 19 and 3pm on Friday May 20 and may have seen or heard anything they think might be relevant to the enquiry. Anyone with any information is asked to 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.”

– Det Inspector Jim Hodgson, from Lincolnshire Police

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Man sentenced to life for murder of car wash worker in Boston

Audrius Zauka Credit: Lincolnshire Police

A man who went on the run after murdering a car wash worker has been sentenced to life in prison.

Audrius Zauka, 41, kicked and stamped on fellow Lithuanian, 53-year-old Sigitas Kirkickas, in a sustained attack at Zauka's home in Ingelow Avenue, Boston, last October 23.

A court heard the victim's injuries were similar to those suffered by someone who had been hit by a car.

Zauka, whose wife had died two days before the murder, then fled the scene before being arrested almost a week later.

He was jailed for life with a minimum 16-year term.

Man found guilty of Boston murder

A man has been found guilty of the murder of another in Boston last October.

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A jury at Lincoln Crown Court found Audrius Zauka, 41, guilty of killing 53 year-old Sigitas Kirkickas at Zauka's home in Ingelow Avenue on October 23rd 2015.

During the trial, the jury heard evidence from the Pathologist who stated that the victim's injuries were akin to having been knocked over by a car and the car then driving over his chest.

After the murder, Zauka fled the scene and was arrested almost a week later.

He sentenced be sentenced tomorrow (Friday 13th May).

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