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Man dies in hospital after being stabbed in Lincoln

A 39-year-old man has died in hospital after being stabbed in Lincoln.

The incident happened at Walnut Place in the city on Friday April 17.

A 42-year-old man and and a 28-year-old woman have been arrested in connection with the incident.

This is a tragedy for the deceased man and his family and friends. We are working hard to establish what happened. To that end officers will be conducting house to house enquires in the area. We need to build up a picture of the circumstances leading up to the stabbing. "

– Det Chief Inspector Martin Holvey, East Midlands Special Operations

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Three men charged with drug offences in connection with death of Lincoln teenager

Three men have been charged with drug offences in connection with the death of a teenager in Lincoln last year.

Ashley Hughes, 19, from Gatley in Cheadle, was taken to Lincoln County Hospital after being taken ill in the early hours of December 17th last year. He was later pronounced dead.

A subsequent post mortem found he died as a result of a drugs overdose.

Three men arrested in connection with the investigation into his death have now been charged with several counts of drug offences, police say.

Reis Bilal, 19, is charged with supply of a controlled class A drug (MDMA); concerned in the supply of a controlled drugs of class A (MDMA); and concerned in the supply of a controlled drug of class B (cannabis).

Luke Green, 19, is charged with possession of a controlled drug of class A (MDMA); concerned in the supply of a controlled drug of class B (Cannabis) and a controlled drug of class A (MDMA).

Haydon Watson, 21, has been charged with being concerned in the supply of a controlled drug of class B (Cannabis); and being concerned in the supply of a controlled drug of class A (MDMA).

All three men have been bailed to appear at Lincoln Magistrates Court on 6th May 2015.

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