Police launch murder investigation into Northampton man death

Jamie McMahon's body was found in a Northampton churchyard.
Jamie McMahon's body was found in a Northampton churchyard. Credit: Northamptonshire Police

Detectives have launched a murder investigation after the body of a man was found in a churchyard in Northampton.

26-year-old Jamie McMahon, from Northampton, was found in the St Giles Churchyard yesterday.

Police were alerted to the presence of a body in St Giles Churchyard on Wednesday morning.
Police were alerted to the presence of a body in St Giles Churchyard on Wednesday morning. Credit: ITV Anglia

The cause of death remains unclear. Police say Mr McMahon was last seen alive in the York Road area of the town at around 2am on Wednesday and was wearing a dark coloured hoodie, jeans and trainers.

Anyone with information is asked to contact the police on 101 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

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