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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