Police forensics at house in Wellingborough Road close to scene of Rushden murder

Police and forensics have been seen at an address in Wellingborough Road, Rushden, close to where a 25-year-old woman was murdered on Saturday.

Monday, 9th December 2019, 12:10 pm
Updated Monday, 9th December 2019, 12:12 pm

A 25-year-old woman died in Wellingborough Road, near St George’s Way, on Saturday at around 8.30pm after she was stabbed.

An address in Wellingborough Road within sight of the murder scene is currently being searched by police and forensics.

People have been laying flowers at the scene, including a woman who used to do the school run with the victim, who reportedly had two young children.

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Police are continuing their investigation into the murder of a 25-year-old woman in Rushden on Saturday

The friend said: “Our daughters are in the same class.

”I found out yesterday afternoon, my partner saw it on Facebook.

”She was just always smiling and laughing and had such a good sense of humour and she was a brilliant mum. I felt I had to come up, we’ve only known each other for 18 months but we used to spend a lot of time together in the school holidays.

”It’s so sad.”

Mr Pattamae Kuttppa lives close to the scene and said he heard a loud thud

A resident close to the scene, Mr Pattamaea Kuttppa, 77, said he heard a big thud on Saturday night.

Mr Kuttppa said: “At first, I thought it was a car accident.

”I had just my shower, I came out then there was a big sound on the road.

”One car was just in front of this area,” he said gesturing to outside his home.

Forensic investigators were seen coming in and out of the house

”The other one was on the other side of the road,” said Mr Kuttppa.

Another resident said one of the cars was on the pathway.

A 27-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of murder.

A 13-year-old boy who was arrested on suspicion of murder was released last night (Sunday) with no charges.

People have started to leave flowers at the scene

A second 27-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of attempted murder after allegedly seriously assaulting the other 27-year-old man suspected of murder, who is in hospital.

Police are searching a house in Wellingborough Road close to the scene of a murder in Rushden
People have been paying tribute to the victim
The house being searched in Wellingborough Road