Earls Barton murder: Did you see motorbike in village on Sunday?

Detectives investigating a murder in a quiet community are appealing directly for help from the public.

Thursday, 19th December 2019, 1:48 pm
Updated Thursday, 19th December 2019, 1:48 pm

Officers looking into the murder of former Northants County Council worker Marion Price, 63, are appealing for sightings of a motorbike in the village on Sunday (December 15).

A man has been in custody since Sunday evening following the shooting in Elderton Way.

Officers would like to speak to anyone who may have seen a motorbike in Earls Barton, and in particularly in Manor Road and the area of the Wickets housing estate, between 3pm and 6pm on Sunday, December 15.

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Marion Price (centre) pictured with her son Gary and daughter Toni

Anyone who may have seen a motorbike, or has any information which could help with this enquiry – no matter how insignificant they think it may be – is asked to call Northamptonshire Police on 101, quoting incident number 504 of 15/12/19.

Alternatively, if they prefer to remain anonymous, they can call Crimestoppers on 0800 555111.

Marion of Earls Barton, was found in her car in a private residential car park in Elderton Way shortly after 8pm on Sunday, December 15. A post-mortem examination found she died as a result of a shotgun wound.

A 69-year-old man remains in police custody after being arrested on suspicion of murder. Officers have already applied for several extensions to allow them to question him further about the incident.