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Appeal for witnesses to fatal crash that closed A5

Police are appealing for witnesses to a fatal collision that took place on the A5 north of Towcester earlier this afternoon (26 March).

An orange motorcycle and silver Skoda collided outside Jacks Hill Café at around 12.30pm.

Both the motorcyclist and driver of the car died at the scene.

Officers investigating what happened would like to speak to anyone who may have witnessed the collision, or who may have any information regarding it.

The A5 remains closed between Weedon Crossroads and the A5/A43 roundabout at Towcester, while emergency services remain at the scene.


Police re-appeal for missing 22-year-old

missing 22-year-old Natasha Stanley Credit: Northamptonshire Police

Northamptonshire Police are re-appealing for information about the whereabouts of missing 22-year-old Natasha Stanley.

Natasha was last seen on Tuesday, 14 March, at around 3pm in Billing Road, Northampton. It is possible that Natasha is likely to be in the London or Basingstoke area.

Natasha is 5ft 7in with short ginger hair. She was last seen wearing faded blue jeans, black Nike trainers, a dark blue T-short and a black hooded top. She has distinctive tattoos on the back of each hand.


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Body recovered from reservoir in Northamptonshire

Woman's body recovered from Pitsford Reservoir.

Police have confirmed that a woman's body has been recovered from a reservoir in Northamptonshire.

Emergency services were called to Pitsford Reservoir following a report of a body in the water, close to the treatment works and the Grange Lane causeway.

The area was cordoned off while police and fire and rescue service officers recovered the body of the woman, who is aged in her late 50s or early 60s.

The death is not being treated as suspicious.

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