A picture of Daniel Walsh, who died in Grantham, has been released by police.
Police were called to Edinburgh Road just after midnight on Sunday after a "violent incident."
Police have charged two men with murder after the death of the 30-year-old.
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The 75-year-old's springer spaniel gave him a huge Christmas surprise when she walked out from under a hedge with a package in her mouth.
Mainly dry Monday and Tuesday with sunny spells after early frost & freezing fog. More cloud, less cold & threat of rain by midweek
Snowy days in our region this Christmas