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Police dig underway for man missing for 20 years

A police dig is underway in East Heckington in Boston, Lincolnshire, following the disappearance of Michael Hewerdine.

He went missing 20 years ago.


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.

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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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