Northampton death: Jamie McMahon had head injuries

Jamie McMahon
Image caption Jamie McMahon had been to pubs and clubs

A man found dead in a Northampton churchyard had suffered head injuries, police have said.

Jamie McMahon, 26, of Abbey Road, was found outside St Giles Church at about 07:45 BST on Wednesday after a call from a member of the public.

He had been clubbing and was last seen alive in the town centre in the early hours of Wednesday.

Det Insp Louise Hemingway said what led to his death was unclear but that he may have been the victim of a robbery.

She urged anyone with any information to come forward.

Asked whether Mr McMahon's wallet or other possessions were missing, a police spokeswoman would only say officers were keeping an "open mind" about any possible robbery.

Mr McMahon was last seen alive in the area of York Road at about 02:00 BST and was wearing a dark-coloured hoodie, jeans and trainers.

Flowers with messages paying tribute to Mr McMahon have been left in the churchyard.

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