Teen arrested in connection with Lincolnshire drugs deaths

A 17-year-old male has been arrested on suspicion of possession with intent to supply class A drugs in connection to the deaths of two men in Boston last week.

Police raided a house in Brady Street in the town on Friday, April 1 with a warrant under the Misuse of Drugs Act.

The teenager was arrested on suspicion of possession with intent to supply class A drugs and a small quantity of drugs were recovered.

He was bailed until the May 24 for further enquiries.

The bodies were discovered within a mile of each other in Boston.

The bodies were discovered within a mile of each other in Boston.

As reported previously, the body of a 22-year-old man was discovered in a wooded area off Fenside Road in Boston on Saturday, March 26.

Just four days later, the body of a 42-year-old man was found at a premises on Union Street.

Investigating officers confirmed that illegal drugs were the likely cause.

A Lincolnshire Police spokesperson said previously: “Whilst the investigations are ongoing we will continue to take positive action in response to any information relating to drug abuse.

“In the meantime we would warn users of illegal drugs to be aware of the dangers involved and recommend they seek medical advice as an alternative.”

Neither person has been identified by police.

Investigating officer are asking anyone who has any concerns about drug use or dealing in their community to call 101.

People can also report crimes anonymously by contacting Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.