Detectives granted extra time to quiz murder suspect over body found in Northampton

Arrested man, 43, can stay in police custody until Friday

By Kevin Nicholls
Thursday, 25th June 2020, 7:56 am
Police found the body of Andrew Pomroy at an adress in Littlewood Close on Tuesday. Photo: Leila Coker
Police found the body of Andrew Pomroy at an adress in Littlewood Close on Tuesday. Photo: Leila Coker

Detectives have been granted an extra 36 hours to question a man arrested in connection with a murder in Northampton.

Magistrates granted the extension yesterday (Wednesday), so the 43-year-old arrested on suspicion of murder can remain in police custody until tomorrow.

Police have been given an extra 36 hours to question a man arrested on suspicion of murder after finding a body in Littlewood Close

Senior investigating officer, Detective Chief Inspector Joe Banfield, said: “Our investigation into the death of Andrew Pomroy is progressing well and a large team of detectives continue to work around the clock on the inquiry.

“I would still appeal to anyone with any information to get in touch with us, no matter how small or insignificant you think your information might be. Similarly, if you have any pertinent dashcam or CCTV footage, please submit it via our portal.

“I am particularly interested in information or footage relating to anything suspicious in the Littlewood Close area anytime from the evening of Saturday, June 20, to the morning of Tuesday, June 23.

“Specially trained officers from the Major Crime Team continue to support Andrew’s family at this devastating time.”

If you have any information you think could help our detectives, please call us on 101 or if you’d prefer to remain anonymous, call Crimestoppers on 0800 555111.

If you have any dashcam or CCTV footage, please use this link to upload it and send it to us: https://mipp.police.uk/operation/33EM20D70-PO1.

Increased foot patrols will continue to place in the Dallington area to reassure the community.