Man accused of murdering Spalding woman Charlotte Piccaver remanded in cutody until July

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UPDATE: THURSDAY 2PM: A 41-year-old man has appeared at crown court charged with murdering a Spalding woman and another man in Boston.

Mehmet Ali Ozen, of Red Lion Street, Boston, is charged with murdering Charlotte Piccaver (26), of Church Street, Spalding and Darren Harwood (26), of Red Lion Street, Boston, on Sunday.

He is also charged with attempting to murder 24-year-old Keyleigh Wright.

Mr Ozen, a Turkish-born British national, was remanded in custody at Lincoln Crown Court.

He is due to appear at the same court on July 26, when he is expected to enter a plea.

The charges follow a disturbance at a property in Red Lion Street early on Sunday morning.

Charlotte Piccaver was pronounced dead at the scene and Darren Harwood died later in the Pilgrim Hospital, Boston. Both had suffered stab wounds.

Keyleigh Wright was taken to the same hospital where she was treated for less serious injuries.

UPDATE WEDNESDAY 11.15AM: A 41-year-old man is to face a crown court hearing tomorrow after being charged with the murder of two people in Boston.

Mehmet Ozen is due to appear at Lincoln Crown Court at 10am after being remanded in custody by city magistrates on charges of murdering Charlotte Piccaver and Darren Harwood, both aged 26, at a house in Boston in Sunday.

Ozen was also charged with the attempted murder of a 24-year-old woman at the same address when he appeared at Lincoln Magistrates Court this morning.

WEDNESDAY 9.30AM: A 41-year-old man is due to appear in court today charged with the murder of two people in Boston.

Mehmet Ozen, also from Boston, is to appear at Lincoln Magistrates Court this morning (10am) charged with the murders of Charlotte Piccaver and Darren Harwood, both aged 26, at a house in Red Lion Street last Sunday.

He has also been charged with the attempted murder of a 24-year-old woman at the same address.

TUESDAY 4PM: Two people who died after a stabbing incident in Boston have been named today.

Police confirmed that Charlotte Piccaver and Darren Harwood, both aged 26, died from stab wounds after an incident in Red Lion Street on Sunday morning.

A 41-year-old man is still being questioned in connection with the murders.

MONDAY 5PM: Two people who died after an alleged assault in Boston on Sunday suffered stab wounds, police have confirmed today.

A 41-year-old man from the area is still being questioned on suspicion of murder by detectives in connection with the incident at a house in Red Lion Street where police have stepped up patrols while enquiries continue.

Post mortem examinations were carried out on a man and woman, both aged 26, who died as a result of the incident.

Detective Chief Inspector Martin Holvey, who is leading the enquiry, said: “Post mortem examinations of both victims were carried out overnight and the preliminary findings can be confirmed as consistent with stabbing.”

Anyone with information should call Lincolnshire Police on 101.

SUNDAY 6.15PM: A 41-year-old man from the Boston area has been arrested in connection with a double murder in the town today.

Police were called to a house in Red Lion Street where there were reports of a disturbance at about 5am when they found three people injured after an alleged assault.

A 26-year-old woman died at the scene and a man, also aged 26, was taken to Pilgrim Hospital, Boston, but died from his injuries a short time later.

Medics at the hospital are also treating a 24-year-old woman for what police said were “less serious injuries” and they also confirmed that a man who they arrested was helping them with their enquiries.

Police will be making house-to-house enquiries over the coming days to establish what happened and anyone with information should call 101 as soon as possible.