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Death of man found in Spalding treated as "unexplained"

Police are investigating the death of a man whose body was found in a house in Spalding yesterday.

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The 35-year-old man, who has been identified and his next of kin made aware, was found at a property in Juniper Crescent in Spalding.

A number of lines of enquiry are underway to try and establish what caused his death but officers say for now it is being treated as unexplained.

If you have information which could support the investigation, you are being asked to call 101.

Boy, 7, walks 120 miles in MND charity fundraiser

A seven-year-old boy from Lincolnshire has walked 120 miles in 10 days to raise money for a Motor Neurone Disease (MND) charity, after his grandmother died from the disease.

Freddie finishing the walk
Amanda Crombie

Freddie Crombie (pictured above) walked from Waddington to the Humber Bridge, at Barton-upon-Humber, along part of the Viking Way.

He then started back at Waddington and walked as far as he could, in the opposite direction along the historic route.

Freddie setting off

He took on the challenge to raise money for the MND Association in memory of his grandmother and some money will go to his Scout group.

Freddie asleep on the ground
Amanda Crombie

Grantham man admits manslaughter charge

A man has admitted manslaughter following an incident in Grantham earlier this year.

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Luke Templeman, who appeared via video link, pleaded guilty at Lincoln Crown Court to the manslaughter of 34-year-old Danny Maguire on Friday, 28 February this year.

The charge follows an incident near to the King’s Arms pub in Westgate, Grantham, which left Mr Maguire with a serious head injury. Mr Maguire, who was from Retford, died in hospital on 6 March.

Templeman, 28, of Launder Terrace, Grantham, had previously admitted a charge of inflicting grievous bodily harm arising from the incident but today he faced a charge of manslaughter and pleaded guilty.

Templeman was remanded in custody to appear back before the Crown Court for sentence on 8 October.