Woman charged with murder after Spalding man dies after suffering stab wound

Police have charged a woman with murder after a Spalding man died after suffering a stab wound.

Monday, 19th July 2021, 10:05 am
Christopher Higgs

Christopher Higgs (21), of Spalding was found with a serious stab wound in Boston on July 14.

A spokesman for Lincolnshire police said: “At around 12:13pm, we received reports of 21-year-old man who sustained a serious knife wound at an address on Portland Street. Despite the best efforts of emergency services who were in attendance, he was sadly pronounced dead at the scene.”

Charlie Stevenson, (20), of Portland Street, Boston was arrested on July 14, and has been charged with murder. She appearred at Lincoln Magistrates’ Court on July 16.

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DCI Richard Myszczyszyn from the East Midlands Special Operations Unit said: “We are still appealing for information and I’d urge anybody who hasn’t yet contacted us to please do so.

“We’d like to reassure everyone that this is an isolated incident and there is no wider risk to the public. We are not looking for anyone else in relation to the incident. We understand that this incident has caused alarm in the local area, but rest assured, we’re doing everything we can to progress the investigation.

“We are grateful to the public for their help so far.”

You can visit Lincolnshire Police’s dedicated Op Luxor portal at https://mipp.police.uk/operation/33EM21C77-PO1 to submit information and video footage anonymously. You can also call 101 quoting incident 169 of 14th July.