A murder investigation has been launched following the death of a woman in Whitechapel.
Police attended a flat in Crowder Street, E1 at around 1.30pm on Friday, 26 April, following concerns for the welfare of a female resident.
Officers attended with the London Ambulance Service. A 35-year-old woman was discovered. She was pronounced dead at the scene.
Urgent enquiries are underway to trace next of kin. A post-mortem examination and formal identification will be arranged in due course.
Detectives from the Homicide and Major Crime Command are investigating.
A 37-year-old man was arrested on suspicion of murder a short time later in north London.
Enquiries are ongoing to establish the full circumstances of the death. At this stage, no other suspect is sought in connection with the murder.
Anyone with information should call police on 101 quoting CAD 3747/april26