Corby man charged with attempted murder and rape

Wellingborough Magistrates Court
Wellingborough Magistrates Court
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A Corby man has been charged with attempted murder and rape.

David Owen Smith, 27, is charged with the attempted murder of a 23-year-old man and the rape of a 24-year-old woman at an address in the town on Saturday, October 12.

He appeared before Wellingborough magistrates on Monday, October 14.

The 23-year-old man sustained a serious wound to his throat and is in a stable condition at Kettering General Hospital.

The woman has received specialist support.

A police spokesman said: “This is thought to be an isolated incident and no-one else is being sought in relation to these attacks.”