A murder investigation has been launched by police after a woman was found dead in a residential property in Bromley it has been revealed.

Police were called late last night (Thursday, 18 July) to an address in Oakwood Avenue, Beckenham, following concerns for a female resident.

Officers and the London Ambulance Service attended and found a woman who was suffering from head injuries and unresponsive, she was then pronounced dead at the scene. Despite formal identification taking place, police have said that they are confident that the victim is 61-year-old Diane Dyer.

Detective Chief Inspector Mark Cranwell, who is leading the investigation, said: “This is a tragic incident and we are supporting Diane’s family at this difficult time. I would like to reassure the community that this is thought to be an isolated incident and we believe Diane knew her attacker. My officers are working around the clock to apprehend the person responsible, however we also need the public’s help.

“Did you see or hear anything suspicious on the evening of Thursday, 18 July in the Oakwood Avenue area? If so, we need to hear from you. Please contact the incident room as soon as possible or call Crimestoppers anonymously.”

Anyone with information is asked to call the incident room number on 020 8721 4054 or police on 101 quoting CAD 9363/18JUL. Information can also be provided anonymously to Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111 or by visiting crimestoppers-uk.org.

(Source: news.met.police.uk)

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