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Four men arrested over churchyard death

Jamie McMahon, 26, who was found dead in a Northampton churchyard. Credit: Northamptonshire Police

Four men have been arrested in connection with the death of a man whose body was found in a Northampton graveyard.

Jamie McMahon, 26, was found dead outside St Giles Church on Wednesday 2 October. Northamptonshire Police are treating his death as murder.

Today officers said they had arrested four people in connection with the investigation.

Two men, aged 32 and 19, both from Northampton, were arrested last night on suspicion of murder and remain in custody.

A 38-year-old from Northampton was arrested on Saturday on suspicion of murder while a 44-year-old, also from Northampton, was arrested on Sunday on suspicion of handling stolen goods.

Both have been released on bail.


Church to open in memory of murdered man

St Giles church in Northampton Credit: ITV Anglia

A church in Northampton is encouraging people to come and pay their respects to the man killed outside its doors last week.

The body of Jamie McMahon, who was 26, was found in St Giles churchyard, and police are treating his death as murder.

The church will be open today and over the weekend for visitors to reflect and sign a book of remembrance