Fifth person charged in connection with death of Daventry man

Reece Ottaway
Reece Ottaway

Detectives have charged a fifth person in connection with the death of a 23-year-old Daventry man.

Reece Ottaway, from Daventry, was fatally wounded during an incident at Cordwainer House, Byfield Road, St James at 1.20am on Friday. He sadly died at the scene.

On Tuesday (Feb 5) four people were charged with his murder, as well as GBH with intent and conspiracy to commit burglary.

And today (Thursday) a fifth person - Cameron Higgs, aged 19, of Chestnut Close, Milton Malsor - has been charged with murder, GBH with intent and conspiracy to commit robbery.

He appeared at Northampton Magistrates Court this morning and will appear in crown court at a later date.