Date set for trial of Northampton man accused of murdering toddler

Forensic teams at the house in Arthur Street in December 2017.
Forensic teams at the house in Arthur Street in December 2017.

A date has been set for the trial of a 31-year-old Northampton man accused of murdering a toddler.

Raphael Kennedy, of Arthur Street, Kingsthorpe Hollow, pleaded not to a charge of murder at Northampton Crown Court following the death of a two-year-old boy in December 2017.

It was announced yesterday (September 17) that Kennedy's trial will begin on October 2 and is expected to last three weeks.

Police and paramedics were called to a house in Arthur Street on December 15, 2017, following reports of an unresponsive child who later died in hospital.