Spalding man charged with manslaughter

A Spalding man has been charged with manslaughter this afternoon in connection with the death of Martin Lipsis on Christmas Day.

Guntars Gansons (26), of Pennygate, is on conditional bail to appear before Spalding magistrates on February 14.

Mr Lipsis, of of Broad Street, was involved in an incident in Wisover Road two days earlier.

At the time five men aged 19, 20, 22, 26 and 28, plus a woman aged 28, all of whom live locally, were arrested on suspicion of assault occasioning grievous bodily harm.

They were subsequently interviewed and later released on police bail to return to Spalding Police Station today (Monday).

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