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Woman in her 20s is found dead in east London as man, 26, is arrested on suspicion of murder 

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Woman in her 20s is found dead in east London as man, 26, is arrested on suspicion of murder

  • Metropolitan Police officers were called to an address in Newham on Boxing Day
  • A body of a woman, believed to be in her 20s, was found inside the property
  • Police arrested a 26-year-old man, thought to be known to her, at the scene
  • He remains in custody while Specialist Crime Command detectives investigate

A man has been arrested on suspicion of murder after the death of a woman in east London.

Metropolitan Police officers were called to Earlham Grove in Newham just before midday on Boxing Day following concerns over the welfare of a resident.

A body of a woman, believed to be aged in her 20s, was found at the address and a 26-year-old man, thought to be known to her, was arrested at the scene on suspicion of murder, police said.

A 26-year-old man has been arrested after the body of a woman, believed to be in her 20s, was found at an address in Newham, east London

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Officers were called to the property shortly before midday on Boxing Day following concerns over the welfare of a resident

Officers are working to establish her identity and inform next of kin while a post-mortem examination will be scheduled in due course.

A crime scene has been put in place.

The Met said the man remains in custody while homicide detectives from the Specialist Crime Command investigate.

Anyone with information is asked to contact police on 101 or tweet @MetCC and quote CAD2000/26Dec. 

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