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There are extra police patrols taking place in Boston, Lincolnshire following a double murder in the town.
A man and a woman, both aged 26, died over the weekend following a disturbance at a house.
Superintendent Kieran English says the case is being treated as an isolated incident.
Police in Boston have released the names of the two people found dead following a disturbance at a house in the town.
They are Charlotte Piccaver, aged 26, and Darren Harwood, also 26.
Detectives have a further 36 hours in which to question a 41 year-old man in connection with the murders.
The detective in charge of investigating a double murder in Boston has confirmed how the victims died.
An increased police presence remains in the area of Red Lion Street, while the investigation continues.
Superintendent Kieran English from Lincolnshire police said the police are reassuring people in the community after two people were killed in Boston over the weekend. He added that the double murder was an isolated incident.
Police in Lincolnshire are expected to reveal more information later about the injuries that led to the deaths of two people in Boston over the weekend.
Officers are treating the case as a double murder inquiry. This morning people have been laying flowers at the scene. Kate Hemingway reports.
A double murder investigation is underway in Boston, Lincolnshire, after the deaths of a man and a woman.
A 41-year-old man has been arrested
A police officer stands guard at the murder scene in Boston. Detectives will carry out house to house enquiries in the area around Red Lion Street, over the next couple of days.
A man and a woman, both aged 26 have died after an alleged assault in Boston in Lincolnshire. Police were called to an address in Red Lion Street, shortly after 5 am this morning after reports of a disturbance. A 26-year-old local woman died at the scene a short time later.
A 26-year-old local man was taken to Boston Pilgrim Hospital for treatment, but also died a short time later. A 24-year-old local woman is being treated for less serious injuries at the same hospital. A 41-year-old local man was arrested in connection with this incident.
He is currently helping police with their enquiries. Police will be carrying out house to house enquiries in the area over the next couple of days. They are appealing for anyone with any information to get in touch with them via the non emergency 101 number as soon as possible.