Woman, believed to be in her 30s, found dead in west London park

17 July 2021, 12:02 | Updated: 17 July 2021, 12:22

A woman's body was found in Southall Park in the early hours of Saturday morning
A woman's body was found in Southall Park in the early hours of Saturday morning. Picture: Google Street View
Nick Hardinges

By Nick Hardinges

A woman believed to be in her 30s has been found dead in a west London park where a large police cordon is now in place.

Officers were responded to reports of an unresponsive woman in Southall Park on Green Drive, Ealing, shortly before 6am on Saturday morning.

The Metropolitan Police and London Ambulance Service attended and found the woman, who was pronounced dead at the scene.

Steps are being taken to inform her next of kin.

A large police cordon has been put in place and enquiries are ongoing to establish what happened to the woman.

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Police said a crime scene is in place at Southall Park
Police said a crime scene is in place at Southall Park. Picture: Google Street View

Pictures posted on social media appear to show the park has been closed off as officers investigate.

Reports suggest it has been shut to the public.

It is not clear whether the incident will affect the Southall Park Funfair taking place nearby.

A spokeswoman for the Metropolitan Police said: "At 5:56am on Saturday 17 July, police were called to Southall Park, Green Drive to reports of an unresponsive woman.

"Police and London Ambulance Service attended and the woman, believed to be in her 30s, was pronounced dead at the scene.

"Steps are being taken to inform her next of kin.

"A crime scene is in place and enquiries are ongoing to establish the circumstances."

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