Man charged with Victoria Gardens murder in Northampton appears at court

A 50-year-old Northampton man charged with the murder of 42-year-old Chris Matthews has appeared in court.

Wednesday, 27th June 2018, 4:57 pm
Updated Monday, 16th July 2018, 4:49 pm
Chris Matthews.

Spencer Hobson was arrested on Friday (June 22) after the body of Mr Matthews was found at a house in Victoria Gardens.

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Today (June 27), Hobson appeared in Northampton Crown Court charged with his murder.

A post-mortem examination carried out at Leicester Royal Infirmary found Mr Matthews died as a result of multiple stab wounds.

Hobson will appear in court to enter a guilty or not guilty plea on October 5. He was remanded into custody.