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Greenwich police live: Updates after woman’s body found in park next to Kidbrooke Park Road

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A murder investigation is underway in Greenwich after a woman’s body was reportedly found in a park.

Met Police officers were called to Kidbrooke Park Road at 5.32pm after a woman’s body was discovered close to the Onespace Community Centre, it is understood the body was found in the park area surrounding it.

A police spokesperson said: “Officers are working to identify the deceased and inform her next of kin.”

A man was arrested at about 9.20pm at a home in Lewisham on suspicion of murder and is now in custody at a South London police station.

A number of crime scenes are in place and the investigation is ongoing.

The A2213 Kidbrooke Park Road is closed in both directions, between Weigall Road and Tudway Road, as part of the investigation, with bus routes 178, 335 and B16 being diverted.

Anyone with information that may help with the investigation should call the Met Police on 101.

For the latest updates on the police investigation follow our live blog below:

https://www.mylondon.news/news/south-london-news/greenwich-police-live-updates-after-21611071