A murder investigation has been launched following the death of a woman in Harrow this morning.
Police were called to a property in Berridge Green, Harrow, at 00:18hrs on Tuesday, 6 January, to reports of a serious assault.
Officers and the London Ambulance Service attended and a 34-year-old woman was pronounced dead at the scene.
A 34-year-old man was arrested on suspicion of murder and is currently in custody at a north London police station. At this early stage it is believed that the victim and the man arrested are known to each other.
A special post-mortem has been arranged for the afternoon of Wednesday, 7 January at Northwick Park Hospital, until the post-mortem has been held we will not discuss injuries or speculate on cause of death.
Next of kin have yet to be informed. Formal identification will take place after the post-mortem.
Detectives from the Homicide and Major Crime Command led by Detective Chief Inspector Andy Chalmers are investigating.