Duo charged with murder appear in court

Court news

Court news

Two people charged with the murder of Wainfleet man Wayne Baxter have today (Monday) appeared in court.

Sean Booth, 25, and Sarah Booth, 36, both of Croft Bank, Croft, are charged with the murder of the 44-year-old man last Wednesday. (March 2).

Mr Baxter was found at an address in Croft Bank, Croft, last Wednesday evening. He had suffered stab injuries and was pronounced dead at hospital a short time later.

Detectives are still appealing for witnesses to an altercation at a wake in the Woolpack pub, Wainfleet.

Sean Booth, wearing a blue jumper and jeans, and Sarah Booth, wearing a grey jumper, this morning spoke only to confirm their names and address when they appeared before Lincoln Magistrates Court.

They are both charged with murdering Wayne Baxter at number 1 Croft Bank, Croft, on March 2.

Sarah Booth cried through out the five minute hearing.

No pleas were entered and the case was adjourned until tomorrow (tues) when the pair will appear at either Lincoln or Leicester Crown Court.

Both were remanded in to custody by magistrates.