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Murder investigation launched in Bromley

PUBLISHED: 12:14 31 August 2018 | UPDATED: 12:14 31 August 2018

Barry Levitt, 36, of Stoneleigh Road, was charged with the murder of a 68-year-old woman. Picture: Google

Barry Levitt, 36, of Stoneleigh Road, was charged with the murder of a 68-year-old woman. Picture: Google

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A murder investigation has been launched after a woman was found dead at a home in Bromley.

Police received a concern for welfare call regarding a man at an address in Stoneleigh Road, at 1.07am on Friday, August 31.

Officers attended and forced entry into the address and found an unresponsive woman aged in her 60s.

The woman was pronounced dead at the scene.

Formal identification and a post-mortem examination will take place in due course.

A 36-year-old man was arrested at the address on suspicion of murder.

He has been taken to a south London police station where he remains in custody.

Police are not looking for anyone else in connection with the incident.

Detectives from the Met’s Homicide and Major Crime Command are investigating.

Enquiries continue.

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