A young woman has been found dead at an address in Mottingham, and police have arrested a 19-year-old man as part of the investigation.
The Met Police said officers and paramedics found the woman, aged 20, at around 6am on Wednesday morning (April 7) at a residential property in Belvoir Close, south east London.
The victim was sadly pronounced dead at the scene. Her family have been informed and are being supported.
Police added that a man, aged 19, had also been arrested as part of the investigation and is currently in custody in a south London police station.
A witness told the News Shopper that police and forensics were on the scene in the early hours of Wednesday, with rumours of a possible murder.
Local residents inside the affected housing development were told they could not enter or leave area.
A spokesperson for Met Police said: “Police were called at approximately 05:55hrs on Wednesday, 7 April to reports of an unresponsive woman at a residential property in Belvoir Close, Mottingham.
“Officers attended along with London Ambulance Service. A 20-year-old woman was pronounced dead at the scene.
“Her next of kin has been informed and are being supported by specialist officers.
“A 19-year-old man was arrested as part of the investigation and taken into custody at a south London police station.
“Enquiries to established the circumstances are ongoing.”