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Police name victim in Lincoln murder probe

Detectives investigating the death of a 29-year-old woman at a house on Sincil Bank in Lincoln have now named the victim.

She was Mingzi Yang, 29, of Sincil Bank.

The body of Ms Yang was discovered at a house on Sincil Bank on Tuesday June 17.

Police confirmed that a man was arrested in relation to the enquiry and has been released on police bail pending further enquiries.

DCI Martin Holvey said: “I would appeal to anyone who knew Ms Yang to contact the force as soon as possible as your information could assist with the enquiry.

“Also, anyone who saw or heard anything or anyone suspicious in the area of Sincil Bank on the evening of Monday 16th June into the morning of Tuesday 17th of June is asked to get in touch with that information.

“It may seem insignificant but it could help up build up a bigger picture of what has happened.”

Extra police patrols are still ongoing in the area and a scene guard is expected to remain in place until at least the end of the week.

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.