BREAKING: Murder investigation launched following death of 34-year-old man in Northampton

A murder investigation has been launched following the death of a man in Northampton last night (Thursday).

Friday, 15th June 2018, 6:10 pm
Updated Tuesday, 19th June 2018, 4:52 pm
A 34-year-old man who was found with multiple stab wounds has died.

Police were called to Brookfield Road, Kingsley, at about 9.45pm on June 14, following reports of an altercation.A 34-year-old man was found with stab wounds in nearby Randall Road, and taken to Northampton General Hospital. Sadly he died a short time later.

Enquiries to establish the circumstances leading to the incident and those involved are taking place and detectives are appealing for anyone who may have any information about the incident to contact them.

Detective Chief Inspector Ally White said: “This is a fast-paced investigation and we are following a number of lines of enquiry.

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A 34-year-old man who was found with multiple stab wounds has died.

“We would like to speak to anyone who may have any information about the incident that took place in Brookfield Road and Randall Road last night or anyone who may have witnessed an earlier altercation at about 9.40pm in Fairfield News, a nearby shop.

“Any detail, no matter how small you think it is, could provide vital information to the investigation team.”

Police have closed off part of Randall Road and Brookfield Road and those scenes are expected to be in place for the remainder of today.

House-to-house enquiries are taking place in the area and high visibility patrols will be taking place as the day continues by local officers.

Did you witness an altercation in Fairfield News?

At this time no arrests have been made in connection with the investigation.

Witnesses or anyone with information about this incident can call police on 101 or if they would prefer to remain anonymous, Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.

The area around Brookfield Road and Randall Road has been taped off
Police at the scene
The area around Brookfield Road and Randall Road has been taped off
Did you see anything? Call police on 101
Forensics at the scene
Police at the scene