A police investigation is underway after an unexplained death at a house in Lewisham.

Police were called by the London Ambulance Service to Lewisham Park yesterday (July 8) at around 9.27am to reports of a sudden death.

Officers attended and the man, believed to be aged 50, was pronounced dead at the scene.

A spokesman for the Met Police said their Directorate of Professional Standards has been informed due to a previous call to the address. 

One resident told News Shopper: "Police were at the address in Lewisham Park all day yesterday.

"A woman was seen being taken away from a property in handcuffs and early yesterday evening a body was removed by undertakers.  

"A marked police car has remained outside or near the address since."

A woman, aged 42, was arrested and is currently in custody assisting police with their enquiries.

The Met spokesman said: "At this stage the death is being treated as unexplained. 

"Officers from Lewisham are currently investigating."

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