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Brothers say their abusive father was like 'a terrorist living in their own home'

Luke and Ryan Hart have been speaking out to help other identify coercive and controlling behaviour. Credit: ITV News

Two brothers have described their father as a 'terrorist living in their own home'.

Lance Hart went on to kill their mother and sister, before taking his own life.

Claire and Charlotte Hart were shot dead outside a swimming pool in Spalding in Lincolnshire in 2016.

Brothers Luke and Ryan Hart have been speaking as part of a review into their deaths.

The pair say they want to make others aware of the type of 'coercive and controlling behaviour' their father displayed.

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Lost purse returned... after 31 years

The purse was returned after 31 years Credit: Lincolnshire Police

A purse which was found in Market Deeping, Lincolnshire has been handed in.... 31 years after it was discovered.

The local policing team used social media to track down it's owner and return it to their husband.

Inspector Reid Martin, Community Policing Inspector, said:

"We are delighted to have returned the purse and it’s contents.

"Although it took a while, a long while, for the purse to be handed in, it shows it’s never too late and I’m grateful we have been able to reunite the purse to the owners family."

– Inspector Reid Martin, Lincolnshire Police.

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Lorry pair arrested after fatal A1 crash

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Two people travelling in a lorry have been arrested on suspicion of causing death by dangerous driving after a fatal crash on the northbound A1.

Emergency services were called to the scene at Colsterworth, near Grantham, in Lincolnshire shortly after 1am on Wednesday following a collision between a carand the lorry.

Lincolnshire Police said the crash was believed to have caused fatal injuries to those travelling in the car. The force said in a statement giving details of the arrests: "The investigation into this incident is in its early stages and the number of people who were travelling inside the car and their identities are still being established.

"The A1 has been closed in both directions from the Oakham turning and at Colsterworth. It is believed the road will be closed for some time as investigations take place and vehicle recovery is carried out."

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