BREAKING: Woman charged with murder of Gainsborough man Jonathan Baines

Jonathan Baines.
Jonathan Baines.

A woman has been charged with the murder of Gainsborough man Jonathan Baines.

Pamela McLaggan, 51, of Greystones Road, Gainsborough, will appear at Lincoln Magistrates’ Court today (August 3).

Police were called to Ropery Road in Gainsborough in the early hours of Monday morning (August 1). Mr Baines was found with a stab wound injury and was pronounced dead at the scene.

A male who was arrested in connection with the murder has been released without charge and no further action will be taken, Lincolnshire Police said.

Detective Inspector Jim Hodgson, from the East Midlands Special Operations Unit, says: “We would like to thank the local residents who assisted our appeal – your information was extremely valuable and has helped us to resolve this investigation quickly.

“This was an isolated incident and we are continuing to support the family of Jonathan.”

Formal identification of Mr Baines has now taken place.