- A man, aged 50, was arrested at the address in Hornchurch on suspicion of murder
- He was taken to hospital suffering from injuries, which at this early stage appear to be self-inflicted
- Police believe they know the identity of the woman but are waiting for formal identification
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It is the fourth time in five years that the London borough has topped the rankings, according to data from the ONS.
Catherine Burke's body was discovered at a house in a quiet street in Muswell Hill last Thursday evening.
Residents said living next to the 40 foot high stinking mound was a 'living nightmare'.