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Two men charged over Kettering murder

Tairu Jallow Credit: Family photo

Two men have been charged with murder following the death of a man in Kettering last month.

29 year old Tairu Jallow was killed at his home on Havelock Street on January the 14th.

Babacarr Sylva, 31, from Nottingham and Ngange Sowe, 29, from Birmingham, will both appear at Northampton Magistrates’ Court.

Detectives would still like to speak to anyone who was in Havelock Street between 8.30pm and 9.15pm on the night of the murder.

"We are particularly keen to speak to anyone who saw a light coloured Audi A4 convertible and a dark blue BMW 1 Series which were believed to be in the area around the time of the offence."

– Detective Chief Inspector Ally White, from the East Midlands Special Operations Unit Major Crime Team

Clever Makande, 23, of Brandwood Crescent, Kings Norton, Birmingham, has also been charged with murder and has appeared in court and been remanded into custody.

Man charged over murder in Kettering

Tairu Jallow was killed on January 14 2018 Credit: Family picture

A man has been charged over a murder in Kettering last month.

29 year old Tairu Jallow was killed on January the 14th. Clever Makande who's 23 and from Birmingham will appear at Northampton Magistrates' Court tomorrow.

Two other men remain in custody on suspicion of murder.

Detectives say they still need to hear from anyone who was near Havelock Street that evening who saw either a Silver Audi A4 convertible or a dark blue BMW 1 series in the area.


Kettering stabbing victim named

Tairu Jallow was found stabbed at Havelock Street in Kettering at the weekend. Credit: Northamptonshire Police

A 29-year-old man stabbed to death in Northamptonshire has been named by police.

Tairu Jallow was a Gambian national living in Kettering.

Just after 9pm on Sunday, January 14, police were called to Havelock Street to reports of a stabbing. Mr Jallow was treated by paramedics at the scene but died of his injuries.

A 21-year-old man was arrested on suspicion of murder but police said no further action would be taken against him.

Officers said they were following "a number of lines of inquiry" and appealing for information.

Man arrested on suspicion of murder in Kettering

Police are appealing for witnesses Credit: ITV News Anglia

A murder investigation is underway following the death of a 29-year-old man in Kettering.

Police and ambulance services were called shortly after 9pm yesterday evening (Sunday, January 14), following reports of an incident at an address in Havelock Street.

Enquiries are taking place in the area, while officers establish the circumstances surrounding the man’s death.

A man has been arrested on suspicion of murder and is currently in police custody.

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