Roads reopen as police continue to investigate Rushden murder

Northamptonshire Police have lifted all road closures that were in place following the murder of a woman in Rushden yesterday.

A 25-year-old woman was killed when she was stabbed in Wellingborough Road near St George's Way in Rushden yesterday, Saturday, December 7, at around 8.30pm.

Wellingborough Road was closed between Masefield Drive and Gravely Street for most of today (Sunday) while police investigated.

Northamptonshire Police's search team posted on Twitter at 7.30pm this evening (Sunday) to say road closures have been lifted but police are continuing to search for evidence.

A 13-year-old boy and a 27-year-old man have been arrested on suspicion of murder.

Anyone with any information can contact Northamptonshire Police on 101 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555111.