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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.


Arson investigation launched after fire in Spalding

An arson investigation has been launched after a fire destroyed a sport and social club in Spalding.

The British Sugar Sport and Social club, which was derelict and described as unsafe to enter, will now have to be destroyed, at a value of £40,000.

This is a high value arson, someone in the community will have knowledge of who set this fire. Please help us find the offender.

– PC Claire Riches

Three men charged over Spalding assault

Detectives investigating an assault in Spalding have arrested three men.

The incident happened at a pub in New Road around 2.30pm on Saturday March 5th.

Povilas Siksnius (25), of Portland Street, Boston, has been charged with two counts of assault and has been remanded to appear before Lincoln Magistrates this morning.

Petras Siksnius (25), of Reams Close, Boston, and Tomas Krasulys (33), of Hawthorn Bank, Spalding, were each charged with one count of assault and were bailed to appear before Boston Magistrates on 13th April.

Police release CCTV of Lincolnshire theft suspect

Police have released a CCTV image of a man they would like to speak to in connection with a theft in Lincolnshire.

Credit: Lincolnshire Police

Police say the incident happened on Thursday 18th February at the Hills Department Store in Spalding.

A bottle of aftershave was stolen from the store.

If you have any information, you can contact Lincolnshire Police on 101.

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