Man denies murdering duo in Boston

Lincoln Crown Court
Lincoln Crown Court

A man accused of committing a double murder in Boston town centre faces a trial in December.

Mehmet Ali Ozen, 41, of Red Lion Street, Boston, denied the murders of both Charlotte Piccaver. aged 26, and Darren Harwood, also 26, on 21 April this year when he appeared before Lincoln Crown Court today.

Ozen also pleaded not guilty to the attempted murder of Keyleigh Wright, aged 24, on the same date.

Judge Michael Heath adjourned the hearing for a two week trial scheduled to begin on 9 December.

There was no application for bail and Ozen was remanded in custody.

The charges follow an incident at a property in Red Lion Street, Boston, early on the morning of Sunday 21 April.

Charlotte Piccaver was pronounced dead at the scene and Darren Harwood died later in the Pilgrim Hospital, Boston. Both had suffered stab wounds.

Keyleigh Wright was taken to the same hospital where she was treated for less serious injuries.