Fourth arrest over Rothwell teenager’s murder

Louis-Ryan Menezes (pictured), aged 17, from Rothwell, died last Friday evening following an incident in Drayton Walk in the St Davids area of Kingsthorpe.
Louis-Ryan Menezes (pictured), aged 17, from Rothwell, died last Friday evening following an incident in Drayton Walk in the St Davids area of Kingsthorpe.

Police have made a fourth arrest over the murder of Rothwell teenager Louis-Ryan Menezes.

Louis, 17, died after being stabbed in the chest in Northampton on Friday evening (May 25).

Floral tributes have been left at the scene.

Floral tributes have been left at the scene.

A 16-year-old boy and a 34-year-old woman from Northampton and a 37 year-old man from London were arrested on Tuesday night.

Detectives investigating the murder made a further arrest yesterday (Wednesday, May 30), arresting a 17-year-old boy from Northampton.

Police are continuing to question all four of them this afternoon (Thursday).

The 16-year-old and 17-year-old were arrested on suspicion of murder.

The 34-year-old and 37-year-old were arrested on suspicion of ‎assisting an offender.

Anyone who saw or heard anything suspicious in the Drayton Walk area of St David’s between 6pm and 7pm on Friday, May 25, or in or around Eastern Avenue North or the shopping parade in Newnham Road is asked to contact police on 101.

Anyone wishing to remain anonymous can call Crimestoppers, in confidence, on 0800 555111.