Shocked police have discovered a dead body ‘inside a suitcase’ at a deserted property after neighbours reported a ‘foul smelling odour,’ that lasted for weeks.
Police and forensic teams were spotted outside a property in Southall, West
Local reports claim the body of a woman was found ‘in a suitcase’ in flats above a parade of shops on The Crescent.
Patrol cars and forensic crews’ vans were parked up outside a safe deposit firm on nearby Beaconsfield Road tonight.
Police and forensic crews were parked outside a safe deposit building in Southall on Friday night, amid reports a dead body had been discovered in a suitcase
Police were parked up by a multi-coloured parade of shops. Business owners say officers visited earlier today enquiring about CCTV coverage in the area
Officers are understood to have started making enquiries with locals earlier this evening, at around 6.30pm.
Shop owners along The Crescent, including Shabana Hair and Beauty Salon, which is based in the red building, say officers spoke to them earlier today enquiring about CCTV footage.
Residents said they had noticed a ‘really foul smelling odour,’ coming from a nearby property around two weeks ago.
MailOnline has approached Met Police and London Ambulance Service for a comment.