Gainsborough murder: Photo of victim released

Ivans Zdanovics
Ivans Zdanovics

Police investigating the murder of Gainsborough man Ivans Zdanovics have released a photograph of him.

The 24-year-old, who was originally from Latvia, was found dead at his home at 29 Etherington Street on Friday 17th January.

A post mortem revealed that he died as a result of smoke inhalation.

Detective Superintendent Stuart Morrison of the East Midlands Special Operations Unit is leading the investigation.

“I am keen you build up a picture of the lifestyle and movements of Mr Zdanovics,” he said.

“We are particularly interested in the period between 7pm last Thursday evening and 11am the following morning.”

“I would ask anyone with any information about Mr Zdanovics, or his movements in that period to contact me via the non emergency 101 number.”

“Alternatively they can call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555111.”