Mother’s heartfelt tribute to ‘kind and caring’ son stabbed to death


grieving mother has paid tribute to her “kind and caring” son who was stabbed to death and calls on the community to help bring his killer to justice. Buy Google Reviews

Christopher Allbury-Burridge, 33, was knifed in the chest at his home in Kingsley, Northampton shortly after 2.10am on Friday, December 10.

A post-mortem-investigation carried out by a Home Office pathologist in Leicester revealed that Christopher died from a single stab wound to the chest.

Christopher’s mother Elaine issued a tribute to him as more than 50 detectives hunted his killer.


Christopher Allbury-Burridge, was stabbed once in the chest

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She said: “As a family, we are devastated by the loss of Christopher. It would have been his 34th birthday later this month. His career was spent serving and caring for others.

“In these difficult times that everyone is facing, we ask the general public to please help us bring his killer to justice.

“Chris was a kind, and caring person, who did not deserve to lose his life in this cruel and brutal way.”

Detective Chief Inspector Joe Banfield, from the EMSOU team, said it remained a fast-paced investigation and urged anyone with information to come forward.

He added: ‘We are following up a number of lines of inquiry and have received excellent support from the public living in the area.

‘I would urge anyone with information to contact Northamptonshire Police on 101 or to call Crimestoppers, in confidence, on 0800 555111.’

Northamptonshire Police has also set up a link here – to the Major Incident Public Reporting site which gives people access to a form so they can send information directly to the major incident team based in Northampton quoting incident number: 20000653464.

Alternatively, contact Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.