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Murder Probe After Pensioner Found Dead
Detectives have launched a murder investigation following the death of a woman in Barnet.
The woman, believed to be 69, was found at an address in Aitken Road in the early hours of Saturday.
A 42-year-old man was arrested at the scene on suspicion of murder and has been taken into custody at a north London police station.
Police forced their way into the property after being called by ambulance crews, and found the woman's body inside. She was pronounced dead at 2.10am.
Next of kin are aware and a post-mortem examination will be carried out.
Detectives from the homicide and major crime command are leading the investigation.
Police said they were not currently seeking any other suspects in connection with the incident.