Man arrested after woman in her 20s died after being found seriously injured in north London street

A man has been arrested on suspicion of murder after a young woman was found dead near a block of flats.

The woman in her 20s was found injured in the street just before 6pm this evening in Enfield, north London.

Paramedics rushed to the area but she was pronounced dead at the scene, according to the Met Police said.

A man was arrested nearby and taken into custody on suspicion of murder, police said.

Police have cordoned off the area around where the victim was found and the force says the investigation is ongoing.

A young women died after being found injured in the street in Enfield, north London. A man has been arrested on suspicion of murder (file photo)

A young women died after being found injured in the street in Enfield, north London. A man has been arrested on suspicion of murder (file photo)

A young women died after being found injured in the street in Enfield, north London. A man has been arrested on suspicion of murder (file photo) 

Formal identification of the woman has not yet taken place and police say a post-mortem examination is due to be held.

The victim’s next of kin have been informed about her death, police confirmed.  

A Met Police spokesman said the arrested suspect was taken into custody in a police station in north London.

He said: ‘Police were called to Brookbank, Turkey Street, EN1 at 5.49pm on Sunday, April 7 by London Ambulance Service.

‘A woman, aged in her 20s, was found injured in the street and was sadly pronounced deceased at the scene.

‘A man was arrested nearby on suspicion of murder and he has been taken to a north London police station.

‘Next of kin have been informed. A post-mortem examination and formal identification will take place in due course.

‘A police cordon remains in place and officers will be in the area while initial investigations are carried out.

‘Residents are encouraged to speak with officers if they have any information which could help enquiries, or if they have any concerns.’

 

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