Investigation after woman found dead in Homerton

17:23 23 November 2012

A post-mortem examination was held this afternoon following the death of a woman in Homerton.

Police were called by the London Ambulance Service at around 9.30pm last night to a residential address in Anderson Road, where the woman, believed to be in her mid-30s, was found.

A disturbance is believed to have preceded her death.

Officers believe they know the woman’s identity but await formal identification.

The next of kin has been informed.

Police say they are keeping an “open mind” with regards to the circumstances.

Two men, aged 32 and 34, have been arrested in connection with the death and are remain in custody at an east London police station.

Anyone with information relating to the disturbance in and around the area should call the homicide and serious crime command on 020 8345 3775.

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