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Murder investigation launched in Tower Hamlets

A murder investigation has been launched following the death of a woman at a residential address in Tower Hamlets.

On 30, December 2018 at around 13:20 hours officers attended an address in Salisbury House, Hobday Street, E14 after concerns were raised for the welfare of the occupant.

Officers forced entry and found a 50-year-old woman unresponsive. She was pronounced dead at 14:06 hours

Her next of kin have been informed and formal identification awaits.

The death was initially deemed unexplained, awaiting the results of a post-mortem examination.

A special post-mortem examination was held on Friday, 4 January at Poplar Public Mortuary with a provisional cause of death given as compression to the neck.

No arrests have been made.

Detectives from the Met’s Homicide and Major Crime Command (HMCC) are investigating.

Enquiries are ongoing.

Anyone with information should call the HMCC Incident Room on 0208 345 3775, Tweet @MetCC or call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.
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