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A body was reportedly found by children in a London park as they played.
Brunswick Park in South East London has been closed to the public after the discovered.
A huge police cordon is in place at the scene, where forensic investigators have set up a blue tent in the park where they are working on scene.
An eyewitness told MyLondon that a group of children ‘found a body’ when they were playing in the park this morning.
One resident said he has seen “marked and unmarked police cars parked outside a house” in nearby Elmington Street for the last three days.
Local resident and mum-of-two Selda Kayam, 36, says her friend’s kids found a body in the park earlier today.
She said: My friend lives here also and she gave me a call. Her friend’s children, they found the body at around 11am this morning when they were playing in the park this morning.
“It’s quite scary for us, we feel like we’re not safe anymore. I’m not really feeling comfortable. I’m not sure if I would take my children back to that park. When my friend’s kids were running around the park, that’s when they saw it. It’s really shocking.”
Another resident named Fred, said: “It’s quite unsettling, I would say. I think, before this happened, about a month ago there was a murder just down the road. I’ve never personally had any trouble around here but it is quite unsettling to know these things are going on opposite my house.”
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