A woman's body has been found in Enfield, North London.
The police were called to a property in Church Street, N9 on Monday, 21 February 20:32hrs after the woman was found with injuries.
Officers attended along with London Ambulance Service and found a 58-year-old woman, who was pronounced dead, at the scene.
Homicide detectives have now launched a murder investigation as a post-mortem examination to establish how she died will take place in the coming days.
Police are working to identify the woman's next of kin.
Detectives from the Met's Specialist Crime Command are investigating, and a crime scene remains in place.
There have been no arrests as enquiries are ongoing.
Chief Superintendent Simon Crick, responsible for local policing in Enfield and Haringey, said: "I am deeply saddened by this tragic loss of life. My thoughts and condolences are with the victim's family and friends.
"Extra officers will remain in the area over the coming days, and I would urge anyone with information or concerns to speak to them or to contact us by calling 101."
Police are appealing to anyone with useful information to call police on 101, tweet @MetCC quoting CAD 6735/21Feb or contact the independent charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.©Standard Gazette, 2021. Unauthorized use and/or duplication of this material without express and written permission from this site’s publisher is strictly prohibited. Excerpts and links may be used, provided that full and clear credit is given to Standard Gazette with appropriate and specific direction to the original content.