Murder investigation launched after woman found strangled

A murder investigation has been launched after a woman was found in Putney, on Wednesday, December 10. Police were called by the London Ambulance Service to a flat in Chilworth Court at 1.12 pm to reports of a woman collapsed.

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Woman found strangled in her home in Putney

A woman who was found dead in Putney has been formally identified as Anna Maria Thomas, who also lived in Putney.

A post mortem examination at St Georges Hospital Mortuary on Thursday, gave the cause of her death as compression of the neck. An inquest will open and adjourn in due course.

Detectives have appealed to people who knew her to call the incident room at Sutton Police Station on 020 8721 4205, or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

A 33-year-old man was arrested on Tuesday, December 10, on suspicion of murder. He has since been sectioned under the mental health act.

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