Lincolnshire

Murder charge after man, 72, dies following assault in Boston

A man has been charged with murder following the death of a 72-year-old man in Boston.

Joao Costa, of Porcher Way in Boston, was taken to hospital on Friday after emergency services were called to the bus station in St George's Road.

He had a serious head injury and died in hospital on Sunday.

Russell Dean Read, 38, of Castle Street in Boston, has been charged with murder and is due to appear before magistrates in the town later.

Lincolnshire Police has appealed for witnesses who were near the bus station on Thursday night or in the early hours of Friday.

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