Murder Probe launched after Pensioner found in Property with head Injuries

murder probe launched after pensioner found in property with head injuries

Detectives have launched a murder investigation after a woman was found dead in a residential property in Bromley.

Police were called by the London Ambulance Service at 11.08pm on Thursday, 18 July to a residential address in Oakwood Avenue, Beckenham, following concerns for a female occupant.

Officers and the LAS attended and found a woman who was unresponsive and suffering from head injuries.

She was pronounced dead at the scene.

While formal identification has not taken place, officers are confident that the victim is 61-year-old Diane Dyer.

Her next-of-kin have been informed.

A post-mortem examination is due to take place this afternoon, Friday, 19 July.

Homicide detectives from Specialist Crime are investigating.