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30 August 2014, 11:09 | Updated: 30 August 2014, 11:13
Another four boys have been arrested after the death of a man in Spalding.
42-year-old Warren Free was airlifted to hospital with a serious head injury on Thursday, he later died in hospital.
Police are treating his death as murder.
Two girls and a boy were arrested yesterday (Friday 29th) in connection with Mr Free's death.
One girl has been released on bail, while the other boy and girl remain in custody.
Lincolnshire Police say four boys have been arrested today (Saturday 30th August) in connection with the police investigation.
None of the children's ages have been released.
Following Mr Free's death, Community Inspector Jim Tyner said: "Coronation Close is a close-knit community and I know many will be affected by what has happened.
"My officers will be carrying out extra patrols in the area and I would urge residents to approach them with any concerns.''
Detective Chief Inspector Martin Holvey said: "We are continuing to investigate the circumstances in which Mr Free sustained the injuries that led to his subsequent death and I am appealing to anyone with information that may assist the enquiry to contact the major incident room by calling 101 and quoting incident 161 of August 28.''