Northampton

Man arrested on suspicion of murdering woman in Northampton

Agnes Road, Northampton Image copyright Vaughn Gardner
Image caption Forensic teams were sent to the house on Monday night

A man has been arrested on suspicion of murder following the death of a woman in Northampton.

Police were called to Agnes Road at 19:30 GMT on Monday to reports that a woman had been seriously injured. She died a short time later.

The 41-year-old man, who comes from the town, was arrested and is in custody.

Post-mortem tests are due to take place later. An address in Agnes Road and a nearby shop have been sealed off by police.

Image caption An address in Agnes Road, Northampton has been sealed off by police
Image caption A shop on the corner of Agnes Road and Barrack Road has been sealed off