Date set for trial of Northampton man accused of murdering toddler

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

Monday, 17th September 2018, 4:51 pm
Updated Monday, 17th September 2018, 6:08 pm
Forensic teams at the house in Arthur Street in December 2017.

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.

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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.