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Stabbing in Lincolnshire. Police have released images of a new suspect in the murder of nine-year-old Lilia Valutit UK news

Police investigating the murder of a nine-year-old girl in Lincolnshire have released images of a new suspect.

Lilia Valutite was a Lithuanian citizen found dead after being stabbed in Fountain Lane In Boston around 6.20pm on Thursday night.

Lincolnshire Police released four CCTV images of the man and warned anyone who sees him not to approach but to call 999 immediately.

Two other people arrested earlier have been released without further action, the force said.

Chief Inspector Martin Parker said: “Our officers have been working around the clock on this investigation and the public’s help could be crucial.

“These are very clear images of a man we want to speak to, so I would urge anyone with information to contact us. If you see him, do not approach him, but call 999 immediately.

“This is a particularly tragic incident and I would like to reassure the public that we have huge resources dedicated to the investigation.

“We continue to support Lilia’s family as they grieve this unimaginable loss.”

Lilia Valutaite was found dead on Fountain Lane in Boston on July 28
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Lilia Valutite

Lilia’s parents are supported by specially trained officers.

Pictures of the suspect
Pictures of the suspect

Matt Warman, Conservative MP for Boston and Skegness, said he had been in touch with the police minister to ensure national help was available to investigate the murder.

On Thursday evening, he tweeted: “Deeply shocking news in Boston tonight.

“I have spoken to senior local officers and I am extremely grateful for all the work the emergency services have done.

“I have also been in contact with Police Minister Tom Pursglow to ensure that any national assistance that may be helpful is made available as quickly as possible.”

Anyone with information should call 101 quoting Incident 419 of July 28.

Stabbing in Lincolnshire. Police have released images of a new suspect in the murder of nine-year-old Lilia Valutit UK news

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