A 72-year-old woman has died after being assaulted in Lincoln today.
Margaret Lynette Krawcewicz was attacked in her home in St Botolph's Crescent this morning. She was taken to Lincoln County Hospital where she died this afternoon.
A Home Office Pathologist will conduct a post mortem tomorrow to establish the cause of death.
A 38-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of murder and remains in police custody.
Anyone with any information about the incident is asked to contact Lincolnshire Police via the 101 non-emergency telephone number, or contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555111.