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Naomi Hunte: 63-year-old man arrested over murder of woman found stabbed to death on Valentine’s Day

Body of woman, 41, may have laid in flat for days before it was found

Chris Baynes
Friday 18 February 2022 23:25 GMT
Naomi Hunte was found stabbed to death in Greenwich on 14 February
Naomi Hunte was found stabbed to death in Greenwich on 14 February (Facebook)

A 63-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of murdering a woman who was found stabbed to death in her flat on Valentine’s Day.

Naomi Hunte, 41, was found dead after police were called to an address in Congleton Grove, Greenwich, southeast London, on Monday.

A post-mortem examination on Wednesday found the cause of death to be a stab wound.

The Metropolitan Police arrested the suspect on Friday and took him into custody.

Neighbours are reported to have heard a loud argument and a scream before Ms Hunte was found.

Police are said to have told other residents her body may have laid in the flat for days before it was discovered after firefighters used axes to break down the door.

One neighbour told the Evening Standard: “Everyone knows her around here.

“Police told us she had been lying there for at least a couple of days before she was found.”

Scotland Yard asked anyone with information to contact the incident room on 020 8721 4027, call police on 101 or tweet @MetCC and quote CAD6610/14Feb.

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