April 2, 2019 4.22 pm This story is over 32 months old

Police name Gainsborough murder victim

Two men arrested, one remains in police custody

A 25-year-old man, who died in what Lincolnshire Police is now treating as a murder investigation, has been named.

Jordan O’Brien suffered serious injuries in an assault at his mother’s house on Scampton Way in Gainsborough at 10.43pm on Wednesday, March 27.

Reports say that the dad of two, who had another child on the way, suffered injuries so severe that doctors had to amputate one of his legs while in critical condition.

Armed police were deployed to Ropery Road in Gainsborough during the afternoon of Thursday, March 28.

Two men were arrested in connection with the incident.

A 21-year-old was arrested before being released on police bail pending further enquiries.

A 22-year-old was arrested on March 31 and remains in police custody.

Anyone with information or who witnessed the incident should contact police on 101 quoting reference number 436 of March 27.

It can also be reported through the independent charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.

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