Man arrested after woman found dead in south east London

April Roach
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<p>A woman was found dead in Mottingham on Wednesday</p> (PA)

A woman was found dead in Mottingham on Wednesday

(PA)

A man has been arrested after a woman was found dead in south east London on Wednesday morning.

Police said they were called shortly before 6am to reports of an unresponsive woman at a home in Belvoir Close, Mottingham.

Officers attended along with London Ambulance Service and a 20-year-old woman was pronounced dead at the scene.

The Metropolitan Police said the woman’s next of kin have been informed and are receiving support from specialist officers.

A 19-year-old man was arrested as part of the Met’s investigation and he was taken into custody at a south London police station.

Enquiries to established the circumstances of the woman’s death are ongoing, said Scotland Yard.

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