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Grantham pub attack victim who died in hospital is named by police

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A man from Nottingham has died and another male was charged after an attack near a Grantham pub.

As previously reported, a man was found with a serious injury after an assault near to the Kings Arms on Westgate, Grantham at around 11.20pm on Friday, February 28.

The victim, who died on Friday, March 6, has since been named as Danny Maguire, 34.

Luke Templeman, 27, of Launder Terrace in Grantham was charged in connection with this. He appeared at Lincoln Magistrates Court on Monday, March 2 where, at the time, he was charged with GBH and remanded in custody.

Police investigations are ongoing and anyone with information is being urged to contact them on 101 quoting incident 482 of February 28.

Funeral fundraiser

A close friend of Danny’s, Liam Ross, has set up a fundraising page through JustGiving to “help give Danny the send off that both he and his family deserve”.

At the time of publication, the page has raised just short of £600 of its £4,000 target.

On the page, Liam said: “His death has been a huge shock to everyone, especially to his mum Liz and dad John, sister Melanie and his little boy Macauley.

“The financial implications of a funeral unfortunately can be quite costly, even more so when the person’s passing is so untimely.

“As one of Danny’s best friends, I would like to ask everyone to make a donation, no matter how big or small, to help give Danny the send off that both he and his family deserve.”

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