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Woman found dead in suitcase at Mill Hill sports ground

A woman has been found dead in a suitcase in north-west London.

The body was found after police searched a sports ground in Thornfield Avenue, Mill Hill, at about 17:00 BST on Sunday.

The death is being treated as murder, a spokesman for the Metropolitan Police said.

A post-mortem examination will be arranged in due course, the spokesman added. The woman has not been identified.

She has been described as a young adult.

Detectives from the Homicide and Serious Crime Command are investigating.

A cordon remains in place in the area where the body was found.

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