Corby Rayon Pennycook killing - two youths released on bail

Five arrests have been made in the course of the inquiry

Monday, 7th June 2021, 10:29 am
Updated Monday, 7th June 2021, 10:30 am

Two youths arrested in connection with the killing of 16-year-old Rayon Pennycook in Corby have been released on police bail.

The two boys - a 17-year-old boy and a 16-year-old boy - had been arrested on suspicion of murder and taken into police custody.

Five arrests have been made in the case with two other boys, aged 15 and 17, released on bail pending further inquiries.

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Police officers were called just before 7pm on Tuesday, May 25, to Constable Road to reports that a boy had been stabbed. Sadly, and despite the best efforts of paramedics, he died shortly afterwards.

• One boy, aged 17, who cannot be named for legal reasons, has been charged in connection with Rayon’s death. He has been remanded into custody and will stand trial in November.