An investigation has begun after a Royal Mail van ended up crashing into a building in Lincoln
Two British doctors, one who worked in Lincolnshire, have drowned off the coast of Tenerife after reportedly getting into difficulty.
A doctor from Lincoln has drowned in Tenerife after trying to rescue two children who had been swept away by a wave.
Police investigating the death of a mugging victim in Lincoln have released two men in their early 20s after questioning them on suspicion of robbery.
They were arrested shortly after Michael Broxholme was pushed to the ground. They have been released on bail pending further enquiries.
The 69-year-old died on Saturday, having been robbed of his wallet the night before, close to garages leading to Hermit Street.
A post-mortem examination has been carried out but further tests are required in order to establish the exact cause of death.
– Chief Inspector Stewart Brinn
This is a truly tragic event. We know that Mr Broxholme was well-known and well-liked in the local community. He had lived in the area of Hermit Street for a fairly long period of time and had a large group of friends there.
Police have released pictures of the 69-year-old pensioner who died after being mugged in Lincoln. Michael Broxholme was attacked on the short walk from the pub to his home. Tests are being carried out to find out how he died.
A man who died after being mugged in Lincoln has been named as Michael Broxholme. He was attacked on the short walk from the pub to his home. Police say tests are still being carried to establish how he died. Adam Fowler reports.
Police have identified the man who died after he was attacked and robbed in Lincoln.
69-year-old Michael Broxholme, of Hermit Street in Lincoln was pushed to the ground and robbed of his wallet by the garages leading to Hermit Street, near to Portland Street, at around 5.30pm on Friday.
He died in Lincoln County Hospital on Saturday evening.
A post mortem examination has been carried out but further tests are needed to establish the exact cause of his death.
An investigation's underway into the death of a 69-year-old man who was attacked and robbed in Lincoln.
It happened at around 5.30pm on Friday by garages leading to Hermit street and Portland street.
He was forced to the ground and was taken to Lincoln County Hospital where he later died.
The offender attacked his 69-year-old victim from behind at some garages near Portland Street before he fled the scene along Hermit Street.
The attacker is described as looking around 30-years-old, 5ft-6in tall, thin and wearing a dark jacket with light tracksuit bottoms.
A 69-year-old man who was robbed in Lincoln on Friday night has sadly died in hospital.
The man, who is yet to be named, was attacked near Portland Street at around 5.30pm, when he was approached from behind and had his wallet stolen.
He was taken to Lincoln County Hospital for treatment, where he later died.
A post-mortem examination has been carried out but further tests are needed to determine the exact cause of death.
The World Egg Throwing Championship takes place in Lincoln today.
The event includes throwing and catching eggs, static relays, target throwing and Russian egg roulette.
The parents of a boy from Lincoln who lost his battle against cancer are doing a triathlon in his memory this weekend.
Ethan Maull was treated at Nottingham Children's Hospital.
He had already raised more than £100,000 before he passed away last month.
Detectives investigating the death of Chinese student Mingzi Yang want to speak to a cyclist wearing a blue helmet, seen in the Sincil Bank area of Lincoln - where her body was found a week ago today.
They are treating the death of Miss Yang, who was 29 and the mother of a young son, as murder.
Miss Yang came to the UK in 2008 from China and had been living in Sincil Bank since 2012. She studied at Lincoln College. Her immediate family in China are said to be "distraught".
Police officers will be in Sincil Bank today carrying out further enquiries and trying to jog people’s memories.
A 33-year-old man has been charged with murder.