Barnet murder: Woman found dead at house

House in Aitken Road, Barnet
Image caption The woman was found at a property in Barnet

A murder investigation has begun after a woman's body was found in north London.

The victim, believed to have been aged 69, was found fatally injured at a property in Aitken Road, Barnet, at 01:40 BST.

A 42-year-old man was arrested at the scene on suspicion of murder and was taken into custody.

Her next of kin have been informed. A post-mortem examination will take place at a later date.

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