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Man accused of murdering neighbour remanded in custody

Vidmantas Svedarauskas appeared at Lincoln Crown Court Credit: Lucy Bogustawski / PA Archive/Press Association Images

A man accused of murdering a 61 year old neighbour has been remanded in custody following an appearance at Lincoln Crown Court.

Vidmantas Svedarauskas,66, of Porcher Way, Boston, is accused of the murder of Manfred Jaedke.

Mr Jaedke, a German national had lived in the UK for a number of years. He was found dead at his home in Porcher Way on Friday.

Svedarauskas , who was assisted by a Lithuanian interpreter during this morning's hearing, spoke only to confirm his name. There was no application for bail.

A plea and trial preparation hearing is due to take place on 8 August. A provisional trial date has been set for 12 December.

A1 in both directions closed due to overturned tanker

A1 in both directions is closed and there is stationary traffic due to fuel spillage from an overturned chemical tanker, with the road likely to be closed till early evening.

The incident took place between A607 (Harlaxton / Melton Mowbray Turn Off, Grantham) and Heath Lane (Hungerton Turn Off, Great Ponton).

There is congestion on A1 to B1174 Great North Road (Great Gonerby Turn Off) and on A1 to B6403 High Dike (Woolsthorpe / Easton Turn Off).

The tanker involved in the accident is carrying Sodium Hydrochloride. Traffic is Grantham town centre is heavily congested.


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Police concern over missing Boston teen

Police in Lincolnshire say they are growing increasingly concerned for a missing teenager.

Ryan Young was last seen on Thursday boarding a train to Nottingham Credit: Lincolnshire Police

19-year-old Ryan Young was last seen in Boston on Thursday evening boarding a train to Nottingham.

Officers say Ryan’s family are concerned for his welfare and would like to hear from him, or anyone who has seen him.

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