Mum and son found stabbed to death after neighbours ‘heard screaming baby’

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A mum and her son who were found stabbed to death at a house in Lincolnshire have been named.

Bethany Vincent, 26, and her nine-year-old son DJ were discovered at the house in Louth at 8.29pm on Monday evening.

A second child, a baby, was found unharmed at the house.

On Tuesday afternoon, police arrested suspect Daniel Boulton after a 16-hour manhunt.

Police confirmed Boulton also injured an off-duty police officer who was reportedly stabbed in nearby Hubbard's Hill while on the run.

Family friend Susan Sharpe told The Sun Online: "I've known Bethany since she was knee-high and watched her grow up into a teenage girl and young woman.

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"She was absolutely devoted to her son DJ and her baby boy."

Pictures show Boulton being led away by police barefoot and wearing ripped tracksuit bottoms.

A witness said he tried to get into another neighbour's car when he was arrested.

"He was hammering on the window of the car saying 'let me in, let me in'," they said.

Police launched a murder probe following the horror scenes in Louth, and confirmed a knife was found at the scene.

Neighbour Shane Marshall said: "We saw armed police and canine units arrive. We didn't see any action, we just heard a baby screaming."

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