Northampton

Daventry man charged with murder of 36-year-old woman

A 46-year-old man has been charged with murder after a woman died from stab wounds in Northamptonshire.

Police were called to Jervis Close, in Daventry, on Tuesday and found a 36-year-old woman with head injuries.

She was taken to Northampton General Hospital where she died. Post-mortem tests showed she died from stab wounds.

The man, from Daventry, is due to appear before Northampton Magistrates' Court on Thursday.

Police said the woman died from internal bleeding from a stab wound to her collarbone, which penetrated her lung.

The woman, who has not been named, also sustained four other stab injuries to her face, chest and arm.

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