Urgent appeal after Boston murder inquiry launched

Update, 21 November: 

Murder inquiry: CCTV images released

Following the disappearance of Ilona Golabek, Officers yesterday launched a murder inquiry.

Today (Sunday 21 November), as the investigation continues, we are renewing our appeal for information with the release of CCTV images of Ilona’s last known movements.

The images are from the Wide Bargate / Red Lion Street area in Boston at just before midnight on the 9 November and Strait Bargate at just after midnight on the 10 November.

Were you in the area at that time? Could you have captured footage on your dash cam? Did you see anyone you believe may have been Ilona? We are urging you to get in touch.

Detective Chief Inspector Richard Myszczyszyn, of East Midlands Special Operations Unit, said: “It is absolutely vital that we hear from anyone who may have seen Ilona on that night. We want to understand what has happened to Ilona and the potential need to preserve evidence makes this a very urgent request. We are releasing these images in the hope that it gains attention for our appeal and jogs the memories of people who may have seen something that’s important to our investigation. If you think you may have seen Ilona, or you have any information at all that may be relevant, please get in touch.”

Two men arrested on suspicion of murder yesterday remain in custody.

You can report information and submit footage via our dedicated public portal here: https://mipp.police.uk/operation/33EM21C82-PO1     

You can also call 101 quoting incident 200 of November 11, or email force.control@lincs.police.uk quoting 200 of November 11 in the subject line.

If you wish to remain anonymous, you can report via the independent charity CrimeStoppers on 0800 555 111.

Original release, 20 November:

Officers investigating the disappearance of Ilona Golabek are now launching a murder inquiry.

We have appealed previously for sightings of 27-year-old Ilona, however she has not been seen since November 9. A body has not yet been found.  

We believe Ilona was in the Wide Bargate / Red Lion Street area of Boston at around 11.55 pm on November 9 and later in Strait Bargate, heading towards the Cattle Market, at 12.13 am into the 10 November. Ilona was wearing three quarter length black leggings and an oversized hooded sweatshirt with a yellow triangle pattern across the chest.

Detective Chief Inspector Richard Myszczyszyn, of East Midlands Special Operations Unit, said: “We are appealing to the people who were out in Boston around midnight on the 9 / 10 November. If you think you saw Ilona, or you have captured her on your dash cam, we are urging you to report it via the dedicated public portal or call us on 101. It’s vital that we have every piece of information available that could assist the investigation.”

Two men, aged 32 and 40, have been arrested on suspicion of murder and are currently in custody.   

Please report information via our dedicated portal here 

You can also call 101 quoting incident 200 of November 11, or email force.control@lincs.police.uk quoting 200 of November 11 in the subject line.

If you wish to remain anonymous, you can report via the independent charity CrimeStoppers on 0800 555 111.

Polish Translation

Pilny apel odnosnie prowadzonego sledztwa w sprawie morderstwa w BOSTON:

Policja prowadzaca sledztwo w sprawie zaginiecia ILONY GOLABEK zaczela prowadzic sledztwo w sprawie morderstwa.

Zaapelowalismy do Panstwa wczesjniej w sprawie 27-letniej ILONY GOLABEK, jednakze ILONA nie byla widziana od 9-tego LISTOPADA. Cialo nie zostalo jeszcze znalezione.

Wierzymy, ze 9 LISTOPADA 2021 roku okolo godziny 23:55 ILONA byla w okolicach WIDE BARGATE/ RED LION STREET w BOSTON, LINCOLNSHIRE, potem okolo godziny 00:13, 10 LISTOPADA 2021 byla w okolicy STRAIT BARGATE kierujac sie w strone CATTLE MARKET.

ILONA miala na sobie czarne legginsy dlugosci ¾ i za duza bluze z kapturem z wzorem zoltego trojkata na piersi.

GLOWNY INSPEKTOR, Detektyw RICHARD MYSZCZYSZYN z Wydzialu Specjalnego EAST MIDLANDS powiedzial : “Apelujemy do kazdego kto byl w BOSTON okolo polnocy miedzy 9 i 10 LISTOPADA 2021. Jesli widziales/widzialas/widzieliscie ILONE lub udalo sie Panstwu nagrac ILONE na kamere samochodowa, nalegamy aby Panstwo to zglosili uzywajac naszego portalu lub dzwoniac pod numer 101. To jest bardzo istotne abysmy byli w posiadaniu kazdej informacji ktora moglaby nam pomoc w sledztwie.

Dwoch mezczyzn, w wieku 32 i 40 lat zostalo aresztowanych w zwiazku o podejzenie popelnienia morderstwa i aktualnie przebywaja w areszcie sledzczym.

Prosimy zglaszac informacje poprzez nasz specjalny portal tutaj.

Moga Panstwo rowniez zadzwonic pod 101 podajac incident numer 200 z 9-tego Listopada 2021, lub piszac maila na adres: force.control@lincs.police.uk podajac w tytule wiadomosci numer incydentu 200 z 9-tego Listopada 2021 roku.

Jesli chca Panstwo zglosic informacje anonimowo, prosze zadzwonic do niezaleznej organizacji charytatywnej “CRIMESTOPPERS” pod numer 0800 555 111.

22 Nov 21 10:03 AM

Find your neighbourhood


Use my current location