Arrest over body in suitcase

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

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Police appeal after woman's body found in a suitcase

A body of a woman has been found inside a suitcase at a sports ground in Thornfield Avenue, north west London, police said today.

Police were called to search a wooded area at approximately 5pm on July 21, where officers located the suitcase.

The death is being treated as a murder by the Metropolitan Police. The woman is yet to be identified.

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Area cordoned off where body in a suitcase found

A woman's body has been found in a suitcase hidden among trees near a sports ground in Thornfield Avenue, north London, Scotland Yard said.

The area has been cordoned off. A Metropolitan Police spokesman said a post-mortem examination will be arranged in due course.

The woman, who has been described as a young adult, has not yet been identified.

The surrounding area has been cordoned off.

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