Woman’s body found in suitcase in north London

A woman’s body has been found in a suitcase hidden among trees near a sports ground, Scotland Yard said today.

A Metropolitan Police spokesman said a post-mortem examination will be arranged in due course. Picture: TSPL

Murder squad detectives are investigating after the discovery in Thornfield Avenue, Hendon, north London, at around 5pm yesterday.

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The surrounding 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.