Police make arrest over death of cyclist

Police investigating the death of a cyclist in a hit-and-run collision have made an arrest. Lincolnshire Police said a 41-year-old man from the Sleaford area had been detained on suspicion of causing death by dangerous driving and failing to stop at the scene of an accident.

The suspect, who is being questioned in connection with the death of Timothy Osborn, is also being held on suspicion of failing to report an accident. A police spokesman said a forensic examination of a vehicle was also taking place following the arrest.

Mr Osborn, of Bourne Road, Pode Hole, was found injured on the A151 at Spalding after failing to return home from work on Friday. The 27-year-old was pronounced dead at the scene after the emergency services were alerted by members of his family.

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