Boy, 13, among three held after woman killed in stabbing

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A 13-year-old boy is among three people who have been arrested after a woman was fatally stabbed in Rushden, Northamptonshire.

The child and a 27-year-old man are being held on suspicion of murder.

A second 27-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of attempted murder following the attack at 8.30pm on Saturday night.

The victim was stabbed near St George’s Way. She died at the scene despite receiving treatment from paramedics.

Police at the scene
Image: Officers pictured investigating after a woman was fatally stabbed
Police at the scene
Image: Police said the incident ‘has really shocked the Rushden community’

Detective Inspector Pete Long, said: “This was an extremely tragic incident in which a young woman has lost her life and I want to reassure people that we are doing all we can to bring those responsible to justice.”

He added: “This incident has really shocked the Rushden community, many of whom were on the scene last night, and I would ask anyone who was there and saw what happened to please come forward with your information.”

He also appealed for any dashcam footage taken of the area at the time.

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Police patrols of the area, including Wellingborough Road, are in place.

:: Anyone with information can contact Northamptonshire Police on 101 or Crimestoppers, in confidence, on 0800 555111

Rushden stabbing: Boy, 13, among three arrested after woman killed

A 13-year-old boy is among three people who have been arrested after a woman was fatally stabbed in Rushden, Northamptonshire. The child and a 27-year-old man are being held on suspicion of murder. A second 27-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of attempted murder following the attack at 8.30pm on Saturday night.

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