Northampton man appears in court charged with Hester Street murder

He is expected to enter a guilty or not guilty plea in a month's time

Monday, 21st June 2021, 12:13 pm
Updated Monday, 21st June 2021, 12:16 pm
A 28-year-old has appeared at Northampton Crown Court charged with murder.
A 28-year-old has appeared at Northampton Crown Court charged with murder.

A Northampton man charged with the murder of a 44-year-old in a serious incident last week has appeared in court.

Grant Richard Harding was arrested and charged last week following the murder of Robert Jadecki in an incident on Hester Street.

The 44-year-old victim suffered a serious assault just after midnight on June 16. He was taken to hospital but sadly died later that evening at 9.30pm.

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Today (June 21), Harding, of Hester Street, appeared at Northampton Crown Court. He is expected to enter a plea of guilty or not guilty on July 19.

The 28-year-old was remanded into custody.

Detectives investigating the incident are still keen to hear from anyone who was at the scene who has not yet come forward and given their witness account. If you witnessed what happened or have any information about this incident, please call Northamptonshire Police on 101. If you would prefer to remain anonymous you can call Crimestoppers on 0800 555111.