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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.

Police investigate suspected fatal hit and run in Northamptonshire

Northamptonshire police are appealing for any witnesses to come forward. Credit: ITV News Anglia

An elderly woman who was found seriously injured after a suspected hit and run early this morning (12th January) has died.

Emergency services were called to Barton Road in Barton Seagrave near Kettering at around 5 o'clock.

Northamptonshire police are appealing for any witnesses to contact them.


Northamptonshire crematorium could be used for wedding ceremonies

Kettering Borough Council is looking at advertising the town's crematorium for wedding ceremonies.

The council says funerals only take place during the week, leaving the weekend's free. They're now looking into the possibility of making it work.

Watch a report by ITV News Anglia's Stuart Leithes.


24-year-old man killed in crash near Kettering

Fatal crash near Kettering Credit: ITV News Anglia

A 24-year-old man has died in a crash near Kettering.

His blue Mazda RX7 collided with a Land Rover Discovery near the junction with Weekley Wood Avenue and the North Kettering Business Park.

His car crossed from the northbound carriageway to the southbound carriageway before the crash.

The driver and a passenger of the Land Rover were seriously injured.

Police are now asking for witnesses, or anyone with information, to call 101.

Work to demolish Kettering Town's old stadium begins

Work to demolish Kettering Town's old stadium has got underway.

The Poppies played at Rockingham Road for more than a century, but it's now being pulled down to make way for housing.

Kettering's last game at the ground was back in 2011 and they're now based at nearby Burton Latimer.

Three charged over shooting in Kettering

Scene of the shooting

Three people have been charged following a shooting in Field Street, Kettering last Saturday.

A gunman got out of a vehicle and shot the man before speeding away, the victim has since had to have his leg amputated.

Spencer Carr, 38, of Kettering, has been charged with conspiracy to commit GBH, wounding with intent and possession of a firearm with intent to endanger life.

Michael Villiers, 45, of Burton Latimer, and Darren Freeman, 36, of Kettering, have been charged with conspiracy to commit GBH.

Four other people arrested in connection with the incident, two men aged 32 and 60 and two women aged 28 and 39, have been released under investigation.

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