Sincil Bank murder victim named as Mingzi Yang

Sincil Bank
Image caption The 29-year-old woman was found dead at a house in Sincil Bank, Lincoln

Detectives investigating the murder of a 29-year-old woman in Lincoln have named her as Mingzi Yang.

Emergency services found Ms Yang, of Sincil Bank, dead in a house on the street on Tuesday.

A post-mortem examination has been carried out but Lincolnshire Police said detectives were not yet able to disclose how Ms Yang died.

A man was arrested on suspicion of murder and has been released on bail pending further inquiries.

Police asked anyone who saw anything suspicious in the area on Monday evening or Tuesday morning to contact them "as soon as possible".

Det Ch Insp Martin Holvey said: "It may seem insignificant but it could help us build up a bigger picture of what has happened."

Police said extra patrols were still taking place in the area and the scene was still being guarded.

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