Northampton

Rushden stabbing: Man remanded on murder charge

Trafford Road, Rushden Image copyright Google
Image caption Stephen Smith was found stabbed in the Trafford Road area of Rushden

A man has been remanded in custody after being charged with stabbing a man to death in a Northamptonshire town.

Police found Stephen Smith, 23, from Rushden, injured in the Trafford Road area of the town early on Saturday.

He died later at Northampton General Hospital.

Danney Beaumont, 26, appeared at Wellingborough Magistrates' Court earlier charged with murder. He will attend a hearing at Leicester Crown Court on Tuesday.

Police have appealed for witnesses.

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