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Man charged with murder of woman in Northampton

Whernside Way, where the woman's body was found Credit: Google Maps

A man has been charged with murder of a woman in Northampton.

The 57-year-old woman died in a house on Whernside Way in Duston. Police and ambulance were called to the scene shortly after 2am where they found her body.

David Love, 32, of Overslade Close, Northampton, is due to appear at Northampton Magistrates’ Court this morning.


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Accident between three lorries and car closes two lanes on M1 in Northamptonshire

Queueing traffic, long delays and two lanes closed due to accident, three lorries and a car involved on M1 Southbound between J15 A45 / A508 (Northampton) and J14 A509 (Milton Keynes), congestion on M1 to J16 A45 / A4500 (Daventry).

A lorry left the road at around 07:45 and the air ambulance has attended the scene. The Southbound carriageway was completely closed until 09:25. Lanes one and two (of three) are still closed past the scene.


M1 Southbound closed, queueing traffic due to accident, three lorries and a car involved between J15 A45 / A508 (Northampton) and J14 A509 (Milton Keynes), congestion to J16 A45 / A4500 (Daventry)

The Highways Agency has advised all drivers to leave the M1 southbound at J15 and follow the circle symbol via the A508 and A5 southbound towards Milton Keynes. Take the A509 eastbound through Milton Keynes to rejoin the M1 at J14.

Northampton sexual assault: police release CCTV of man they want to speak to

Police in Northampton have released this CCTV footage of a man they think may know something about a sexual assault in the town earlier this month.

The person was attacked between 4am and 5.45am on 4th April.

The victim is thought to have met up with two men and a woman on Abington Street, and then walked with them to Wellingborough Road, where one of the men and the woman left.

Investigators want to speak to the two men and the woman.

CCTV shows a man in a takeaway shop on Abington Square around the time of the assault.

Officers would also like to speak to a man who may have seen the victim a short time later, following the assault, somewhere in the area around Wellingborough Road and Kettering Road, near the town centre and The Mounts.


Two Northampton men charged with murder

Two men charged with murder and attempted murder after a man died in Northampton Credit: ITV News

Two men have been charged with murder and attempted murder after a man died in Northampton on Friday.

Olegs Sergejevs who was 38, was airlifted to hospital from an address in Cliftonville Court but later died.

Vladlens Ignashko, who is 39 and Igors Kolkunovs, 27 - both of Cliftonville Court - are in custody and will appear before Magistrates today.

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Police in Northampton launch murder inquiry

Northamptonshire Police have launched a murder investigation following the death of a man in hospital last night.

He was taken to University Hospital Coventry, from an address in Cliftonville Court, Northampton, by air ambulance yesterday/Thurs.

Four people have been arrested and are assisting detectives with their enquiries.

"We are urging anyone in the area yesterday who saw or heard anything suspicious to let us know."

– Detective Inspector Lorraine Gordon
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