Woman, 35, is stabbed to death in ‘domestic-related’ attack at London home – with man, 54, ‘who was known to her’ arrested for murder
Man, 54, was arrested for murder at scene in Leyton, east London, on TuesdayPolice said female victim, 35, found with what are thought to be stab woundsIt is thought they were known to each other and incident was ‘domestic-related’
A 54-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of murder after a woman died at a home in east London during a ‘domestic-related incident.’
Police were called to the residential address in Magnolia Close at 11.52am on Tuesday after concerns were raised about those inside.
The victim, 35, was found with what are thought to be stab wounds and pronounced dead at the scene in Leyton. A post-mortum has yet to happen.
A 54-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of murder after a woman was stabbed to death at a home in east London (scene pictured) during a ‘domestic-related incident’
The London Ambulance Service and medics from London’s Air Ambulance also attended.
The man was also inside the property and arrested on suspicion of murder. He is now in police custody.
Detective Inspector Olly Clark, said: ‘At this very early stage we are treating this as a domestic-related incident and believe the parties were known to each other. We are not seeking further suspects.
‘A man was arrested at the scene and officers will be working hard to establish the exact sequence of events which led to this woman losing her life.
Police said the two people are thought to be known to each other and they are not looking for any other suspects in the case (pictured the scene on Tuesday night)
‘A post-mortem examination in due course will help us establish this and we will keep the victim’s family and local community informed as the investigation progresses.’
Homicide detectives from the Met’s Specialist Crime Command have been informed.
Anyone with information which could assist enquiries is asked to contact police on 101, quoting Cad 3057/25Feb.
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