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Man arrested on suspicion of murder in Maplebeck

A man has been arrested on suspicion of murder following the death of a woman at her home in Maplebeck.

Julia Thurgaland, aged 70, was found dead at Low Farm at around 3.50pm yesterday.

A post-mortem examination concluded she was strangled.

The arrested man, aged 71, had been found injured at the scene with Mrs Thurgaland and taken to Lincoln Hospital.

He remains there in a serious but stable condition and has yet to be interviewed by detectives.

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