A 17-year-old boy has died after suffering serious neck injuries in a street assault.
The teenager was attacked in St George’s Street, in Northampton town centre, at about 17:00 GMT on Tuesday, police said.
He was taken to hospital where he later died from his injuries, Northamptonshire Police said.
The force has launched a murder inquiry and appealed for witnesses to come forward.
Det Insp Phil Mills said: “This occurred in a residential area, a number of people would have been in the area at the time.
“We want these witnesses to come forward and contact us with any information they have.”