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Northamptonshire Police - Request for Information

Northamptonshire Police request for information following the death of a 16-year-old in the Kingsthorpe area of the town on Wednesday, 22 March 2023.

Northamptonshire Police - Request for Information

Detectives investigating the death of a teenage boy following an incident in Kingsthorpe, Northampton, yesterday (Wednesday, March 22), have released his name pending his formal identification.

Affectionately known as Fred by his family, friends and all who knew him – 16-year-old Rohan Shand of Northampton, sadly died following the incident in Harborough Road, close to the junction with The Cock Hotel at about 3.35pm yesterday.

A forensic post-mortem examination carried out by a Home Office pathologist at Leicester Royal Infirmary today (Thursday, March 23), has indicated that Fred died from a single stab wound to the chest.

Northamptonshire Police continue to appeal for information regarding this incident.

If you have private CCTV footage or a dashboard camera, we would like to hear from you. Your footage may provide valuable information which could help us piece together what happened around the time of Fred’s attack.

Witnesses, anyone with information, or anyone with CCTV, doorbell, or dash-cam footage of the area at the time, may submit it using the "CLICK HERE TO SUBMIT INFORMATION" button below or you may call Northamptonshire Police on 101, quoting incident number 23000174855.

Contact Information

If you would prefer to speak to us, please call 101 and ask for Northamptonshire Police quoting incident number 23000174855.


Alternatively, contact the independent crime-fighting charity Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111 or through their anonymous online form at