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Lincolnshire Police - Appeal For Information

Investigation into the murder of Igors Petrovs on 21st August 2022

Murder Investigation Launched in Lincolnshire

An investigation has been launched into the murder of a man following the recovery of a body from the River Witham at Waterside North, Lincoln on 24th August 2022.  It is believed the man had entered the water at the same location in the early hours of Sunday 21st August. The victim is believed to be 45-year-old Igors Petrovs, although formal identification is yet to take place.


Can you help?


We are appealing for witnesses and anyone who may have information in relation to the death. Police are particularly keen to hear from any motorists who were driving along Waterside North at around 0030 hrs Sunday 21st August who may have witnessed the incident. We are appealing for any CCTV or dashcam footage that may be of interest to our investigation.

Contact Information

If you would prefer to speak to us, please call 101 quoting incident 97 of 24th August 2022.


You can also make contact by emailing quoting incident 97 of 24th August 2022 in the subject line.


Alternatively, you can contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111 or through their online form at