Teenager, 17, set to appear in court over death of Rayon Pennycook


Teenager, 17, set to appear in court over death of Rayon Pennycook who was stabbed to death on a street in Corby

  • Police launched a murder investigation after Rayon Pennycook was stabbed 
  • Teenager, 17, was charged with murder on Friday and will appear in court
  • Two boys aged 15 and 17 have been released on bail pending further inquiries 

A teenager will appear in court charged with murder following the death of a 16-year-old boy on the streets of Corby.

Northamptonshire Police launched a murder investigation after Rayon Pennycook was stabbed to death on Tuesday evening.

The force said a 17-year-old boy was charged with murder on Friday and will appear at Wellingborough Magistrates’ Court on Saturday.

Rayon Pennycook, pictured, was stabbed to death in Corby, Northamptonshire on Tuesday

Officers carried floral tributes through the cordon to lay at the scene of the tragic murder

Officers carried floral tributes through the cordon to lay at the scene of the tragic murder

Two boys aged 15 and 17 have been released on bail pending further inquiries.

Officers were called at about 7pm on Tuesday to reports of a boy being stabbed on Constable Road.

East Midlands Ambulance Service (EMAS) said they were called to a private address in the town at 6.57pm after reports of a medical emergency.

Two paramedics in ambulance cars, two crewed ambulances and the air ambulance were sent, but the victim died at the scene. 

Forensic officers search hedgerows at the scene in Constable Road, Corby, Northamptonshire, following the fatal stabbing of 16-year-old Rayon Pennycook on Tuesday

Forensic officers search hedgerows at the scene in Constable Road, Corby, Northamptonshire, following the fatal stabbing of 16-year-old Rayon Pennycook on Tuesday

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