A 64-year-old man from Grimoldby near Louth has been charged with the murder of a nine-year-old boy in Lincoln.
Police were called to an address in Pennell Street yesterday, Tuesday December 23.
Following the post mortem held this morning (24th December), the investigation is now being treated as a murder enquiry.
Police have named the victim as Alex James Robinson of Pennell Street, Lincoln.
His grandfather Stewart James Greene of Grimoldby, near Louth, has been charged with his murder.
He will appear before Lincoln Magistrates’ Court on Boxing Day.
Anyone with any information is asked to call Lincolnshire Police via the non-emergency 101 telephone number quoting incident number 162 of 23rd December 2014.