|Murdered Woman Found in House in Greenford|
Victim believed at this stage to have died from head injuries
A 62-year-old woman has been found dead at a residential address in Greenford.
The police were called at 5pm on Wednesday, 25 November to reports of a woman found injured at Drew Gardens. A police helicopter was also sent to the incident.
They found the victim suffering from head injuries, and despite the efforts of London Ambulance Service paramedics, she was pronounced dead at the scene at 5:22pm.
Her next of kin have been informed.
A murder investigation has been launched led by Detective Chief Inspector Simon Harding of the Met’s Specialist Crime Command [Homicide]. No arrests have been made at this stage.
DCI Harding said, “At this early stage we retain an open mind as to motive and encourage anyone who believes they may have information that could assist our investigation to contact us without delay.”
Chief Superintendent Peter Gardner of the Met’s West Area Command said, “This is a devastating incident and my thoughts are with the victim’s family at this difficult time.
“I would like to reassure residents who will have noted a large police presence in the area last night and throughout today. These officers are there to assist with the investigation and also to provide local reassurance and support.”
Anyone with information that could assist the investigation is asked to contact the incident room on 020 8721 4205, call 101 or Tweet @MetCC quoting CAD 5251/25NOV.
Alternatively, you can contact the independent charity Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.
November 26, 2020