Police hunt man, 29, after woman and child found dead in home

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A manhunt has been launched after a woman and child were found dead in a home.

Police are searching for Daniel Boulton, 29, after the bodies were discovered in the market town of Louth, Lincolnshire.

Emergency services were called to the scene at around 8.30pm on Bank Holiday Monday (May 31).

No further details have been released by authorities about the woman and child found at the property, including their ages.

Members of the public are being urged not to approach him if they spot him.

Instead, police urged people to call 999 instead if they have any information or have seen him.

Officers have released a picture of him as they try to trace him following the deaths of the woman and child.

In a statement, Lincolnshire Police confirmed the force was called to the scene by the ambulance service.

A police spokesman said: "We are urgently appealing for information or sightings of Daniel Boulton following the death of a woman and child in Louth.

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"Officers were called to an address on the town’s High Holme Road at 8.29pm, last night (31st May), after being informed by our colleagues in the ambulance service.

"Sadly, a woman and a child were found dead at the property."

The police statement also appealed for help in finding him.

It continued: "An investigation has been launched and we are appealing for any sightings or information that could help us to find Daniel Boulton, who is aged 29.

"You should not approach him but instead call 999 quoting Incident 445 of 31st May."

The Daily Star has contacted the East Midlands Ambulance Service for more information.

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