AN investigation has been launched after a woman died from a “critical head injury” at a home in London.
The unidentified woman, believed to be in her 30s, was pronounced dead at the scene in City Island, East London at 4.17pm.
Emergency services, including an air ambulance, raced to the scene after reports of an assault.
But the injured woman was fatally wounded, with cops describing her head injury as “critical”.
A Metropolitan Police spokesperson said: “Police were called by the London Ambulance Service (LAS) to a residential address in City Island Way, E14, shortly after 16.00hrs on Friday, 11 November, following reports of an assault.
“A woman, believed to be in her 30s, was found with a critical head injury. She was pronounced dead at the scene at 16.17hrs.
“A post-mortem examination will be held in due course. Formal identification awaits.
“Police are in the process of informing her next of kin.
“The Homicide and Major Crime Command have been informed.
“No arrests have been made. Enquiries continue.
“Anyone with information concerning this incident at the address is requested to call police on 101 or Crimestoppers anonymously via 0800 555 111.”
A London Ambulance Service spokesperson said: “We were called at 3:57pm today (11 January) to City Island Way, E14 to reports of an incident.
“We sent an ambulance crew, an incident response officer and a single responder in a car to the scene. We also dispatched London’s Air Ambulance.
“Sadly, a person was pronounced dead at the scene.”
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