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Teenagers accused of murdering dinner lady and daughter appear in court

A teenage girl and boy accused of murdering a school dinner lady and her daughter in Spalding have appeared in court.

13-year-old Katie Edwards was found dead alongside her mother

The bodies of Elizabeth Edwards and her daughter Katie, who was 13, were found at their home in April.

No pleas were made during the hearing at Lincoln Crown Court, and the pair were remanded to a secure youth unit to appear in court again in September.

Polish man among Spalding house fire victims

A Polish man has been formally identified as one of three people killed in a house fire in Lincolnshire at the beginning of May.

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Marian Mariusz Laczynski, 38, was caught up in the blaze at Spalding along with two other men.

The two other victims have not yet been formally identified. Police say the fire is not being treated as suspicious.


Spalding man wanted

Lincolnshire Police have issued an appeal for information about the whereabouts of an 18-year old from the Spalding area.

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Thomas Parr is wanted as there are court warrants for his arrest.

Anyone with information is urged to call PC Alastair Pullen at Spalding Police Station.

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.

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