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Woman, 59, dies following attack in Northamptonshire

A 59-year-old woman has died after being attacked in a Northamptonshire village in what police have described as a "domestic-related incident".

Police were called to a property in Chase Park Road, Yardley Hastings, in the early hours on Friday.

The woman, who had been assaulted, was taken to hospital where she later died.

A 61-year-old man was arrested on suspicion of serious assault and remains in custody. Police are continuing to investigate the case.

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