Murder suspects remanded until this afternoon after appearing at court

The scene in Pen Street on Monday.
The scene in Pen Street on Monday.

Six people charged with the murder of a man in Boston have made their first appearance at Lincoln Magistrates Court this morning (Thursday) where they were remanded in custody to appear again this afternoon.

Alberts Volkausks, 44, from Boston, died following an assault at a house in Pen Street on Saturday September 23. He was taken to hospital and died the following day.

The scales of justice

The scales of justice

Six people charged with the murder of Mr Volkausks this morning appeared before District Judge Peter Veits.

All six defendants spoke only to confirm their names, dates of birth and addresses.

They are: Pavel Grunt-Meyer, 29, of Crocketts Drive, Wisbech, Denis Kijakovskij, 27, of London Road, Wyberton, Mindaugas Cerneckas, 29, of Pen Street, Boston, Andrius Barauskas, 39, of Smalley Road, Boston, Donatos Dektiariovas, 36, from Pen Street, Boston and Tautvydas Vainolavicius, 19, of Pen Street, Boston.

All six men were remanded in to custody and will appear at Lincoln Crown Court this afternoon.

An 18-year-old from Pen Street remains in custody on suspicion of murder and a 34-year-old man has been released with no further action.

Police continue to appeal for any information.

A spokesman said: “We would still like to hear from anyone who may have any information that could assist the enquiry.”