Murder charge after 94 year old's death near Towcester


A man has been charged with murder following the death of a 94 year old in a Northamptonshire village.

Police were called to an address in Slapton, near Towcester, early on Friday and initially said the death was being treated as suspicious.

The identity of the dead man and cause of death has not yet been released by Northamptonshire Police.

A 54-year-old man has been detained in police custody and is due before Northampton magistrates on Monday.

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