Man arrested in connection with murder investigation after two die in Boston; a third also hospitalised

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A man has been arrested in connection with a double murder investigation in Boston this morning (Sunday).

Lincolnshire Police were called to an address in Red Lion Street, Boston, at 5.07am this morning after reports of a disturbance.

“Three people were injured following an alleged assault. A 26-year-old local woman died at the scene a short time later,” said a police spokesperson.

“A 26-year-old local man was taken to Boston Pilgrim Hospital for treatment, but also died a short time later.

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

“A 41-year-old local male resident was arrested in connection with this incident. He is currently helping police with their enquiries.

“Investigating officers will be carrying out house to house enquiries in the area over the next couple of days,” they added.

Police are appealing for anyone with any information on this incident to get in touch with them via the non emergency 101 number as soon as possible, quoting ‘incident 71 of April 21’.