Daventry man arrested on suspicion of murdering woman

A 46-year-old man has been arrested over the death of a woman found with head injuries in Northamptonshire.

Police were called to Jervis Close, in Daventry, at 02:15 GMT and found a woman bleeding from the head at an address in nearby Grenville Close.

She was taken to Northampton General Hospital where she later died.

A man, from Daventry, was arrested on suspicion of murder and two children were put in the care of social services, police said.

Police enquiries

He is currently in custody in Northampton.

A post mortem examination will take place at Leicester Royal Infirmary.

The two young children, aged five and two, were from the property in Jervis Close, police said.

Officers are carrying out house-to-house enquiries in the area.

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