Police believe woman in suitcase probe was 'Hungarian'

A man is being held on suspicion of murder by detectives investigating the death of a woman whose body was found in a suitcase in north London.

The 29-year-old man was arrested on Tuesday and is being questioned after the woman's body was discovered near a sports ground in Thornfield Avenue, Hendon, at around 5pm on Sunday.

Scotland Yard said officer believe they have identified the woman as a Hungarian national in her 20s. Next of kin have been informed, but she has not been formally identified.

A post-mortem examination was being carried out at Finchley Mortuary, but no cause of death has been confirmed.

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Arrest over suitcase death

A 29-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of murder, after a woman's body was found in a suitcase in north-west London.