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Teenagers remanded over mother daughter deaths

Two 14-year-olds accused of murdering a mother and daughter in Lincolnshire were remanded in secure youth accommodation following a hearing at Lincoln Crown Court.

The bodies of Elizabeth Edwards and her daughter Katie were found on Friday Credit: ITV News Central

The girl and boy are accused of the murders of school dinner lady Elizabeth Edwards, 49, and her daughter Katie, 13.

Their bodies were found at a property in property in Dawson Avenue in Spalding on Friday.

The teenagers were surrounded by security guards as they sat in the dock at Lincoln Crown Court. Neither showed any emotion.

The pair spoke only to confirm their identities during the five minute hearing.

Judge Michael Heath ordered the youths to appear back in court on 27 June for a plea and trial preparation hearing.

A trial date was provisionally arranged to start on 17 October.

Teenagers appear in court charged with double murder

Two 14 year olds have appeared in court charged with the murder of mother and daughter from Lincolnshire.

The bodies of Elizabeth Edwards and her daughter Katie were found on Friday Credit: ITV News Central/Facebook

The bodies of 49-year-old Elizabeth Edwards and her 13-year-old daughter Katie, were found at a property in Dawson Avenue in Spalding on Friday afternoon.

At The brief hearing at Lincoln magistrates - which was sitting as a youth court - the boy and girl charged with their murders spoke only to confirm their names and addresses.

They'll be remanded in custody and will appear at Lincoln crown court this afternoon.

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Police investigating 'unexplained' death in Lincolnshire

Lincolnshire Police are investigating the death of a man whose body was found at a flat in Gainsborough on Saturday.

A 27-year-old local man has been arrested. Credit: PA

The body of the man, believed to be in his 20s, was discovered at the property in Marshalls Rise around 6.45pm yesterday. His death is currently being treated as unexplained.

A 27-year-old local man has been arrested in connection with the incident and is currently helping police with their enquiries.

Teenage friend of murder victim: She was 'like a sister'

Tribute to mother and daughter Credit: PA

More tributes have been paid to the a mother and daughter whose deaths are being treated as a double murder inquiry.

The victims, named locally as school dinner lady Liz Edwards and her 13-year-old daughter Katie, were found dead in Spalding, Lincolnshire, on Friday.

Relatives of the victims paid tribute on social media sites - with a teenage friend of Katie describing her as being "like a sister" and Ms Edwards as a second mother.

Ms Edwards's partner, Graham Green, wrote on his Facebook page:

"My babe has gone but you will always in my heart forever and ever and ever.

"The lady meant the world to me she was my rock. Katie so young lots of good times in front of us been taken away r.i.p."

– Graham Green

Pictures of Spalding mother and daughter murder victims

Credit: ITV News Central/Facebook

Tributes have been paid to the mother and daughter from Spalding who police have named as 49-year-old Elizabeth Edwards and her 13-year-old daughter Katie.

Two 14-year-olds have been charged with murder after the discovery of the bodies at a house on Dawson Avenue on Friday.

The teenagers will appear in court tomorrow.

Post mortem examinations are due to take place to work out how they died.

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