Two children and woman who died in suspected murder in Kettering are named

Police have named a woman and two children who died in a suspected murder in Kettering yesterday.

Anju Asok, 35, and her two young children, six-year-old Jeeva Saju, and Janvi Saju, 4, were killed in the attack on Thursday.

The three were found with serious injuries in Kettering and Anju died at the scene while Jeeva and Janvi later died in hospital.

Police officers were called to Petherton Court at 11.15am alongside paramedics.

A 52-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of murder and remains in police custody, with police not seeking anyone else at this time.

In a statement on the ongoing triple murder inquiry Northamptonshire Police said the victims were thought to be NHS staff nurse Anju Asok and her two young children.

The statement read: ‘Formal identification is yet to take place however the woman is believed to be 35-year-old Anju Asok, and the two children – Jeeva Saju, aged six, and Janvi Saju, aged four.

‘A man arrested on suspicion of murder in connection with the incident remains in police custody being questioned by detectives.’

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