Murder investigation launched after body of pensioner is found
Saturday 05 October 2013
A murder investigation has been launched after the discovery of a woman's body.
The body of the woman, believed to be 69-years-old, was found at an address in Aitken Road, Barnet, north London, in the early hours of this morning after officers forced their way into the property.
Scotland Yard said next-of-kin were aware and a post-mortem examination would be scheduled.
A 42-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of murder and has been taken into custody at a north London police station, police said.
A Scotland Yard statement said: “Enquiries continue, led by detectives from the homicide and major crime command.
“At this early stage, officers are not seeking any further suspects in connection with the incident.”
Nathan Collier: Montana man inspired by same-sex marriage ruling requests right to wed two wives
Greece crisis: IMF was pushed around by Angela Merkel and Nicholas Sarkozy – and now it is being humiliated
'I wish the BBC would stop calling it Islamic State' – David Cameron unleashes frustration at broadcaster
Forget little green men – aliens will look like humans, says Cambridge University evolution expert
Girl, 7, stares down hate preacher at Ohio festival with pro-LGBT rainbow flag gesture
Sickness and disability benefits could be reduced by £30 a week as part of £12bn welfare cuts
- 1 Nathan Collier: Montana man inspired by same-sex marriage ruling requests right to wed two wives
- 2 People all over the world are getting semicolon tattoos to draw attention to mental health
- 3 Van driver who comforted Clark Carlisle and called 999 after suicide attempt dies age 24
- 4 James Blunt was special guest on the highest-rating Top Gear episode ever
- 5 The biggest first date turnoff has been revealed