Murder investigation launched and victim named after man found dead at a house in Northampton

A 43-year-old man has been arrested and remains in police custody

By Carly Odell
Wednesday, 24th June 2020, 1:41 pm

A murder investigation has been launched after a body was found in a house in Northampton.

Police officers were called to a property in Littlewood Close, Dalllngton at around 10am yesterday morning (June 23).

Concerns had been raised about the welfare of 53-year-old Andrew Pomroy, who was found dead at the scene.

Police at the scene in Littlewood Close. Photo: Leila Coker.

A 43-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of murder in connection with the incident and remains in police custody at this time.

Senior Investigating Officer, Detective Chief Inspector Joe Banfield, said: “We are encouraging anyone with any information about Andrew’s death to come forward.

“If you saw or heard anything suspicious in the Littlewood Close area anytime from the evening of Saturday, June 20, to the morning of Tuesday, June 23, please contact us, no matter how small or insignificant you think your information might be.

“Specially trained officers have been deployed to support Andrew’s family at what is an incredibly devastating time.”

A man has been arrested. Photo: Leila Coker.

Detectives are satisfied that this was an isolated incident and there is no wider risk to members of the public.

Increased foot patrols will be taking place in the Dallington area today (June 23) to reassure the community.

Anyone with information is asked to call police on 101 or if you’d prefer to remain anonymous, call Crimestoppers on 0800 555111.

Police are also looking for daschcam or CCTV footage of the area. Anyone with footage is asked to upload it to this website.

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