Lincolnshire

Double killing sparks Boston murder probe

Police officer at Red Lion Street in Boston
Image caption The woman died at the property and the man was pronounced dead in hospital

A man and a woman have been killed in a Lincolnshire town.

Police were called to an address in Red Lion Street in Boston at about 05:00 BST. A 26-year-old woman died at the scene, and a man, also 26, was taken to hospital for treatment but later died.

Lincolnshire Police said they were treating the deaths as murder and a 41-year-old man had been arrested.

A 24-year-old local woman is being treated for less serious injuries at Boston Pilgrim Hospital.

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