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Third body found in Spalding house fire

A third body has been found at the scene of a fire in Spalding.

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Detective say they have not been able to enter the building and the cause of the fire is still not known.

A joint fire service and police investigation into the incident continues.

Two bodies were initially found in the blaze at a property in Tower Lane, off Cowbit Road, in Spalding shortly after midnight on Sunday.


Two people die in Spalding house fire

Location of Spalding house fire Credit: ITV News Calendar

Two people have died in a house fire in Spalding in Lincolnshire. The blaze broke out in the early hours of today in Tower Lane, off Cowbittt Road.

A joint fire service and police investigation is underway. Officers say they are not able to release any further details about the two victims at this stage and the cause of the fire is not yet known.

They are asking anyone with any information they believe may assist the enquiry to call 101, quoting incident number 3 of 1st May.

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Teenagers remanded over mother daughter deaths

Two 14-year-olds accused of murdering a mother and daughter in Lincolnshire were remanded in secure youth accommodation following a hearing at Lincoln Crown Court.

The bodies of Elizabeth Edwards and her daughter Katie were found on Friday Credit: ITV News Central

The girl and boy are accused of the murders of school dinner lady Elizabeth Edwards, 49, and her daughter Katie, 13.

Their bodies were found at a property in property in Dawson Avenue in Spalding on Friday.

The teenagers were surrounded by security guards as they sat in the dock at Lincoln Crown Court. Neither showed any emotion.

The pair spoke only to confirm their identities during the five minute hearing.

Judge Michael Heath ordered the youths to appear back in court on 27 June for a plea and trial preparation hearing.

A trial date was provisionally arranged to start on 17 October.

Two teenagers remanded over mother and daughter deaths

Two 14-year-olds have appeared in court charged with murder after the bodies of a woman and her teenage daughter were found at a house.

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

The victims, named as 49-year-old Elizabeth Edwards and her 13-year-old daughter Katie, were found dead at a property in Dawson Avenue, Spalding, Lincolnshire, on Friday afternoon.

Picture from scene in Spalding Credit: Press Association

The two accused, a boy and a girl, appeared at Lincoln Youth Court, sitting at the city's magistrates' court, on Monday morning. The pair cannot be identified for legal reasons.

They were remanded into youth detention accommodation and are due at Lincoln Crown Court this afternoon.


Two teenagers due in court over mother and daughter murder

Two 14-years-olds are due in court later today charged with the murder of a mother and her daughter in Spalding.

Elizabeth Edwards and her 13-year-old daughter Katie Credit: ITV Yorkshire

49-year-old Elizabeth Edwards and her 13-year-old daughter Katie were found dead at their home on Dawson Avenue on Friday.

The two youths, who are believed to be a boy and girl, will appear at Lincoln Magistrates' Court.

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