Man arrested on suspicion of murder

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Man arrested on suspicion of murder

A murder investigation has been launched by Northamptonshire Police following the death of a 43-year-old man.

Robert Gardner, of no fixed abode, died at Northampton General Hospital on Friday, 24 June following an assault earlier in the month during which he suffered a head injury.

The incident took place on Thursday, 9 June, close to Krates Supermarket in Boughton Green Road in Kingsthorpe, Northampton. Officers are appealing for anyone who may have witnessed an altercation between the victim and another person to contact police, quoting Operation Neon.

A 43-year-old man from Brixworth has been arrested today as part of the investigation and is helping police with their inquiries.

Anyone with any information is asked to contact police on 101 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.


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