WELLINGBOROUGH MURDER UPDATE
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Yesterday (Friday, August 6) we launched a murder investigation after officers were called to Brooke Close at about 5.45pm the previous evening to reports that a boy had been stabbed. Sadly, and despite the best efforts of paramedics, the 16-year-old died shortly afterwards.
Today, Chief Inspector Tom Thompson has appealed for anyone with information to contact Northamptonshire Police.
An incident on the Major Incident Public Portal has been set up for members of the public wishing to submit information, which may include photographs or video footage. This is available on the following link: Public Portal (mipp.police.uk)
An 18-year-old man and two 16-year-old boys were arrested on the night of Thursday, August 5 on suspicion of murder and all three remain in police custody at this time.
Witnesses or anyone with information can also call Northamptonshire Police on 101. Alternatively, if you would like to pass us your information anonymously, you can call Crimestoppers on 0800 555111.
Incident number: 21000440001