A man has been arrested on suspicion of murder after a body was found at residential premises in Hayes.
Police attended a house in Whittington Avenue, Hayes at 9.30am on Monday, 24 September, following concerns for the welfare of a missing woman. The body of a woman, aged in her early 30s, was found.
A post-mortem examination will be held on Tuesday, 25 September. Next of kin have been informed, but formal identification is yet to take place.
A 26-year-old man was arrested at a west London hospital later on 24 September. The man remains in hospital at this time – his condition is not life-threatening.
A murder investigation has been launched by detectives from the Homicide and Major Crime Command.
The woman and the arrested man are believed to have been known to each other. Nobody else is sought in connection with the murder.
Anyone with information that may assist the investigation is asked to call the incident room on 020 8721 4205. To remain anonymous, call Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.