Northampton

Three more arrests after Northampton teenager killed

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Image caption A branch of McDonald's was closed as part of the investigation into Liam Hunt's death

Three more teenagers have been arrested on suspicion of murdering a 17-year-old boy who was stabbed in a street.

Liam Hunt was attacked in St George's Street in Northampton town centre at about 17:00 GMT on Tuesday.

The people who have arrested are two boys aged 16 and 17, and a 19-year-old man.

A 17-year-old boy arrested on suspicion of murder earlier remains in custody. A 15-year-old arrested at the same time has been released on bail.

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Image caption Police said the attack happened in a residential area and appealed for witnesses

Northamptonshire Police said Liam Hunt died following a fatal stab wound.

Ch Insp Lara Alexander-Lloyd said: "This is a tragic loss of a young life."

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