The sufferer was attacked close to St George’s Way in Rushden at round 8:30pm final evening.
A 27-year-old man was additionally detained on suspicion of murder.
Paramedics battled to avoid wasting the woman’s dwell however she was pronounced lifeless on the scene.
Northamptonshire Police stated the incident has left the Rushden neighborhood “shocked” particularly as many residents have been current on the scene.
A police cordon on Wellingborough Road – the place the assault occurred – is predicted to be in place for the remainder of the day. Motorists have additionally been suggested to keep away from the realm.
Northamptonshire Police have elevated patrols by each response officers and neighbourhood officers to reassure the area people.
Senior Investigating Officer, Detective Inspector Pete Long, stated: “This was an especially tragic incident in which a younger woman has misplaced her life and I wish to reassure people who we’re doing all we are able to to convey these accountable to justice.
“A big workforce of detectives have been working on this case across the clock and a quantity of traces of enquiry are being pursued as half of this fast-paced investigation.
“This incident has actually shocked the Rushden neighborhood, many of whom have been on the scene final evening, and I might ask anybody who was there and noticed what occurred to please come ahead together with your info.”
A second 27-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of tried murder and likewise stays in police custody.
Anyone with info isked to name Northamptonshire Police on 101 or Crimestoppers, in confidence, on 0800 555111.