Boy, 19, arrested after woman, 20, found dead at South East London home as police launch investigation

A 19-YEAR-old boy has been arrested after a woman was found dead in South East London.

Police were called to the home in Belvoir Close, Mottingham, shortly after 6am on Wednesday morning.

A 20-year-old woman was found unresponsive at the London residence when police arrived.

London Ambulance Service were immediately called to the scene, where the woman was pronounced dead.

The Met Police said the woman's next-of-kin have been informed and are receiving support from specialist officers.

The 19-year-old was arrested as part of the investigation and was taken into custody at a south London police station.

A witness told the News Shopper that police and forensics were on the scene in the early hours of Wednesday morning.

Locals inside the affected housing development were told they could not enter or leave the area.

Enquiries into the investigation are ongoing.

The Met Police have been contacted for comment.

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