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Murder inquiry launched after two die in Lincolnshire

Police in Lincolnshire have launched a murder inquiry after two people died after reports of a disturbance around 5am this morning in an address in Red Lion Street, Boston.

Three people were injured following an alleged assault. A 26-year-old woman died at the scene, whilst a 26-year-old died in hospital a short time later.

A 24-year-old woman is being treated for serious injuries. A 41-year-old local male resident was arrested in connection with this incident.

He is currently helping police with their enquiries. Anyone with any information is asked to get in touch with police by calling 101.

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Thatcher funeral 'made criticism seem misplaced'

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It was a fine and fitting service that made all the criticism seem misplaced. Moving to hear the cheers outside. A privilege to be there.


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