UPDATE: Seven in custody after death


Seven people are in custody as police have launched a murder investigation after a man died yesterday morning (Sunday).

Lincolnshire Police have confirmed that following an assault, which took place in Pen Street, in Boston, at about 4.30pm on Saturday, the victim was taken to Pilgrim Hospital but sadly later pronounced dead.

Detective Chief Inspector Diane Coulson, from the Major Crime Unit, EMSOU, said; “We continue to investigate the circumstances that have led to this man’s death. This is now a murder investigation. We have 7 people in custody. There is a lot of work to do to establish the criminal activity in this case.

“Officers will be on patrol in the area; while they cannot discuss the specifics of the investigation, please take the time to talk to our staff and pass any information you may have that will help with our enquiries.

“We will not tolerate violence of any sort in our community and will leave no stone unturned to bring those responsible to answer for their action.”

Anyone with information is asked to call 101 quoting incident number 336 of September 23, or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111 or on-line at crimestoppers-uk.org

Sunday, 9.45pm - Five people have been arrested on suspicion of assault after an incident in Boston.

Police attended an address in Pen Street, Boston, at around 4.30pm on Saturday September 23, and found a male with serious injuries.

He was been taken to Pilgrim Hospital for treatment.

Anyone who believes they have information that will help with police enquiries is asked to call 101 quoting incident 336 or call Crimestoppers anonymously or 0800 555111 on via crimestoppers-uk.org.