Martins Lipsis death: Guntars Gansons denies manslaughter

A man accused of killing a 21-year-old man who died on Christmas Day has denied manslaughter.

Guntars Gansons, of Pennygate, Spalding, is accused of killing Martins Lipsis following a confrontation in the town on 23 December.

The 26-year-old Latvian national entered a not guilty plea at Lincoln Crown Court, speaking through an interpreter.

He was granted bail until 28 October, when the trial is due to begin.

A post-mortem examination revealed Mr Lipsis died as a result of a head injury.

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