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September 24, 2020 2.17 pm

Boston teen admits manslaughter

He will be sentenced later this year

A teenager admitted a charge of manslaughter following an incident in Boston earlier this year in which a 43-year-old man died.

Hikmet Maez, 19, of Spilsby Road, Boston, had previously denied the charge at a hearing two weeks ago but on Thursday he changed his plea and admitted unlawfully killing Gediminas Vaitkus.

Mr Vaitkus, 43, suffered injuries as a result of an incident on Red Lion Street, Boston, on July 28 and died in hospital on August 2.

A police cordon was put in place on Red Lion Street in Boston. Photo: Rafael Gamito

Maez, who appeared at Lincoln Crown Court via video link, was remanded in custody to await sentence on November 3.

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