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Arrest in murder probe after woman found dead in Lincoln

Lincolnshire Police launched a murder investigation and made an arrest after a woman was found dead at a house in Sincil Bank in Lincoln.

The body of the 29-year-old woman was discovered at 12.20pm on Tuesday, June 17, after emergency services were called to a house near the stadium.

A person has been arrested on suspicion of murder and is currently in police custody for questioning.

A post mortem examination will be carried out on the body of the deceased woman in due course.

The home on Sincil Bank where the body was found.
The home on Sincil Bank where the body was found.

The murder investigation is being led by the East Midlands Special Operations Unit (EMSOU).

Officers are appealing for witnesses who may have any information that could assist the case.

DCI Martin Holvey said: “We would like to hear from anyone who may have seen or heard anything suspicious or out of place around the area of Sincil bank from the evening of Monday, June 16, to the morning of Tuesday, June 17.

“This investigation is very much in its early stages and the more information we have from members of the public the more it will help us build up a picture of what has happened.

The 29-year-old woman's death was being treated as unexplained when the body was discovered on June 17, 2014.
The 29-year-old woman’s death was being treated as unexplained when the body was discovered on June 17, 2014.

“Forensic investigations are being carried out at the scene and there is a visible police presence in the area of Sincil Bank, which is expected to remain for at least the next couple of days.

“Extra police patrols are also being carried out in the area which we hope will offer the public some reassurance.”

Anyone with any information is asked to contact Lincolnshire Police on 101 quoting incident 181 of 17/06/2014.

Alternatively contact the independent charity Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.