Man murdered after Wainfleet funeral wake 'altercation'

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Police said the victim was murdered after attending a wake at the Woolpack pub in Wainfleet, near Skegness

A man was murdered after an "altercation" at a funeral wake in Lincolnshire, police said.

The victim, who has not been named, was found at an address in Croft, near Skegness, on Wednesday evening with stab wounds.

A local man and woman, aged 25 and 36, have been arrested.

Police said they want to hear from anyone who witnessed the disturbance during the wake at the Woolpack Pub, Wainfleet.

The man, reported to be local and in his 40s, died in hospital a short time after he was found.

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