Murder investigation launched in Kettering after body of man found

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A murder investigation has been launched in Kettering after the body of a 31-year-old woman was found inside an address in Wood Street, Kettering.

Police officers attended an address just after midday on October 19, 2021, and upon forcing entry, discovered the woman’s body inside.

A 38-year-old man who officers are treating as a suspect was also found inside the property with serious injuries. He has been taken to hospital and enquiries are progressing at a fast pace to establish the circumstances surrounding this incident.

Detective Inspector Pete Long from the Major Crime Team, said: “First of all I want to express my condolences to the family and friends of this woman who are all going through an unimaginably difficult and distressing time. Specially trained officers have been sent to support them and we will do everything in our power to get them justice.

“I want to use this opportunity to appeal for any witnesses or anyone with information to please get in touch with us. If you heard a disturbance at the property or noticed anything suspicious in the area last night or this morning, no matter how small, please contact us.”

Extra foot patrols will be taking place in the local area to reassure the community. If you have any concerns, please do feel free to approach one of our officers.