Maddie Durdant-Hollamby: Murder investigation launched as family pay tribute to 'talented dancer' found dead in Kettering

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A woman found dead at a property in Kettering has been named as Maddie Durdant-Hollamby.

Northamptonshire Police said the 22-year-old's death is being treated as murder.

The body of a man was also found in a property in Slate Drive, Kettering and police have said they are not looking for anyone further in connection with their inquiries.

Police confirmed on Monday the man, 41-year-old Benjamin Green and Ms Durdant-Hollamby were in a relationship and the property belonged to Mr Green.

Senior investigating officer Detective Inspector Nicole Main said: "First and foremost, I offer my condolences to the bereaved family, friends, and colleagues of Maddie.

"This case is exceptionally tragic, and our team has been working over the past 48 hours to establish the circumstances that have led to the deaths of these two people.

"Maddie Durdant-Hollamby was a young woman with a bright future ahead of her, and we are making sure her family are fully supported as we work to answer their questions about how she came to lose her life."

A statement from Ms Durdant-Hollamby's family said: "We are absolutely devastated at the loss of Maddie, our beautiful daughter, sister, granddaughter, and niece.

"Our hearts are broken, and we cannot begin to imagine life without her. The shock and pain we are feeling is indescribable.

"She was a beautiful person both inside and out, who loved nothing more than spending time with her family and friends.

"Maddie was a kind, caring, thoughtful young woman, who touched the lives of everyone she met. A talented dancer, her creative talent continued through school and into her career in marketing. Her life has been sadly cut short just as her career was blossoming."

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