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Man dies after serious assault

Pen Street, Boston Credit: Google Maps

Police have launched a murder investigation after a man died following a serious assault in Boston, Lincolnshire.

Lincolnshire Police have arrested seven people, who remain in police custody, after the incident on Pen Street.

Detective Chief Inspector Diane Coulson, from the Major Crime Unit, EMSOU, said;

Officers will be on patrol in the area; while they cannot discuss the specifics of the investigation, please take the time to talk to our staff and pass any information you may have that will help with our enquiries.

We will not tolerate violence of any sort in our community and will leave no stone unturned to bring those responsible to answer for their action.

– Detective Chief Inspector Diane Coulson, Lincolnshire Police

The victim was taken to Pilgrim Hospital in Boston but was pronounced dead on Sunday morning (24 September).