Boy, 13, among arrested after woman stabbed to death in Northamptonshire

8 December 2019, 15:12

The woman was stabbed on Wellingborough Road last night
The woman was stabbed on Wellingborough Road last night. Picture: Google

By Kate Buck

A 13-year-old boy is among three people arrested after a woman was stabbed to death at a house in Rushden, Northamptonshire.

The 25-year-old victim was attacked last night in a property on Wellingborough Road at around 8.30pm.

Despite best efforts by paramedics, she died at the scene.

Northamptonshire Police said a 27-year-old man was also arrested on suspicion of murder.

A second 27-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of the attempted murder of the other 27-year-old man, who is in hospital with serious but non-life threatening injuries, police have confirmed.

All three are being questioned by police.

DI Pete Long said: “This was an extremely tragic incident in which a young woman has lost her life and I want to reassure people that we are doing all we can to bring those responsible to justice.

“A large team of detectives have been working on this case around the clock and a number of lines of enquiry are being pursued as part of this fast-paced investigation.

“This incident has really shocked the Rushden community, many of whom were on the scene last night, and I would ask anyone who was there and saw what happened to please come forward with your information.

"Likewise, if anyone has any information about last night’s events or any dashcam footage of the area at the time, please come forward.

“Anyone with information can contact Northamptonshire Police on 101 or Crimestoppers, in confidence, on 0800 555111.”