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Man arrested on suspicion of murder after Wellingborough death

Police have launched a murder investigation after the incident in Nest Farm Crescent. Credit: ITV News Anglia

A man has been arrested on suspicion of murder after the death of a 26-year-old father in Northamptonshire.

Shane Fox died after suffering serious injuries in an incident in Nest Farm Crescent in Wellingborough yesterday (December 1)

Patrols had been stepped up in the Hemmingwell area after the incident in the early hours.

Emergency services were called to reports of a serious assault in Nest Farm Crescent just after 2am. Mr Fox was pronounced dead at the scene.

A 39-year-old man, from Northamptonshire, has been arrested on suspicion of murder.

The victim’s family have been informed and they are being supported by specially trained liaison officers.

Tributes have been left at the scene. Credit: ITV News Anglia

"Shane, a much loved dad, son, brother and uncle, tragically died after suffering serious injuries.

"Specially trained officers are supporting his family and our thoughts remain with them at this extremely difficult time.

“I am continuing to appeal for information from anybody who was in the Nest Farm Crescent area in the early hours of yesterday morning or has any information which may be relevant to the inquiry.”

– Detective Inspector Chris Marriott