September 23, 2020 11.06 am This story is over 40 months old

Man arrested in Skegness murder probe

Extra police patrols in the area

A 37-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of murder after the death of a 45-year-old man in Skegness.

Police attended a man with serious injuries on Grosvenor Road just after 11pm on Tuesday, September 22, but sadly he was pronounced dead at the scene. An air ambulance was spotted landing in a nearby cricket field.

Lincolnshire Police have now launched a murder investigation. A section of the road between Roman Bank and Brian Avenue has been closed and police will be carrying out extra patrols in the area.

Police put a cordon in place on Grosvenor Road in Skegness. Photo: John Byford

Detective Chief Inspector Richard Myszczyszyn, from East Midlands Special Operations Unit, said: “We understand people will be concerned and officers will be carrying out extra patrols in the area.

“A 37-year-old man has been arrested in connection with this incident and will be questioned in due course. He remains in custody.

“Our officers will also remain in the area today (Wednesday) assisting with our investigation.

“We are appealing for any witnesses who may have been in the area between 10pm and 11.15pm on Tuesday evening to contact us.

“We would also appeal for anyone with CCTV or dashcam footage of the area between these times to contact us.”

Anyone with information should contact Lincolnshire Police on 101 or via email at [email protected] quoting incident 501 of September 22.

Alternatively, it can be reported through the independent charity Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.