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Man's body found in River Welland near Spalding

An investigation is underway after a man's body was found in the River Welland near Spalding.

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Police are treating the death as unexplained and have not yet been able do identify the man. He is described as 25-35 years old, 6 feet tall with long strawberry blond hair in a ponytail and goatee style beard.

He was found around 8.30am on Sunday February 5th.

If anyone has any information concerning the possible identity of the man, or the circumstances which led to him being in the River Welland, they are urged to contact Lincolnshire Police quoting Incident 87 of 5th February.


Missing Spalding teenager 'may be on way to London'

Duy Nguyen Credit: Lincolnshire Police

Police are appealing for information about a 15 year-old boy who has gone missing from Spalding.

Duy Nguyen was last seen at the Peacocks store in the Market Place, where he was shopping with his foster carer.

Detectives say Duy may be trying to make his way to London.

He is described as 5' 2" tall, of slim build, with short dark hair. He was wearing light coloured blue tracksuit bottoms and a blue scarf. he has a scar over his right eye.

Anyone who thinks they have seen Duy is asked to call 101, quoting incident number 165 of 4th December.


Memorial held for mother and daughter shot dead outside Spalding leisure centre

Friends and family of a mother and daughter who were shot dead outside a Lincolnshire leisure centre have held a service to commemorate their lives.

Claire and Charlotte Hart were both shot dead Credit: ITV Yorkshire

Lance Hart killed his wife Claire and their 19-year-old daughter Charlotte before turning the gun on himself in Spalding in July.

Today a private ceremony was held at Charlotte's former school, where a tree was planted in her memory.

Read: Funeral held for shooting victims

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