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Man arrested on suspicion of murder after woman found dead in east London

A man has been arrested on suspicion of murder after a woman was found dead in east London.

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

The body of a woman believed to be in her 20s was found at the address.

A 26-year-old man, thought to be known to the woman, was arrested at the scene.

Officers are working to establish her identity and inform her next of kin.

A post-mortem examination will be scheduled in due course, the force said.

A crime scene has been established.

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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