Man detained following Slapton death

A MAN is helping police with their enquiries after a 94-year-old was found dead at his home in the hamlet of Slapton near Brackley in the early hours of this morning.

The 54-year-old man, who police say has a connection to the address, was detained nearby after police were called at around 1.30am.

A spokesman for Northants Police said: “The incident is believed to be contained within the property. Officers are keeping an open mind at this stage and a report will be prepared for the coroner.”