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Man charged after Northampton stabbing

A man's been charged with murder after a man died from a stab wound at his house Credit: ITV Anglia

A man has been charged with murder following the death of a 42-year-old man in Northampton yesterday afternoon (Friday, June 22).

Spencer Hobson, 50, of Victoria Gardens, Northampton, is due to appear at Northampton Magistrates’ Court on Monday, June 25 charged with murder.

He was arrested yesterday after the victim was found dead at his home in Victoria Gardens, Northampton.

A post-mortem examination has been carried out at Leicester Royal Infirmary and preliminary results show the victim died as a result of a stab wound.

The investigation is continuing, however, detectives are not currently looking for anyone else in connection with his death.

Encouraging the next generation into shoemaking industry

An apprenticeship scheme aimed at boosting Northamptonshire's once great shoemaking industry has been launched.

Trainees will be able to spend a year at Northampton College learning the basic skills they need to work on the factory floor.

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

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