Man arrested on murder charge after woman dies from injuries in Northamptonshire

A man has been arrested on suspicion of murder following the death of a woman at an address in Northamptonshire last night.

Tuesday, 22nd March 2016, 10:40 am
Updated Tuesday, 22nd March 2016, 10:57 am

Officers were called by paramedics in Agnes Road, Semilong at about 7.30pm on Monday March 21, after reports of a woman having been seriously injured.

The woman died a short time later.

Neighbours said she was aged in her forties.

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A 41-year-old man from Northampton, who was known to the woman, was arrested on suspicion of murder last night and is currently being held at the Criminal Justice Centre.

A forensic post-mortem examination is set to take place at Leicester Royal Infirmary later today.

A neighbour who lives in Agnes Road said: “An ambulance car was at the house.

“The police turned up about three hours later and my son saw a man being led away in handcuffs.

“It’s very sad.”