A man has been arrested on suspicion of murder after a 39-year-old woman was found dead at a home in Eltham.

The Metropolitan Police said the body was discovered at a property in Henwick Road on Friday morning after officers were called over concerns for the welfare of the occupants.

Although formal identification has not been completed, police are confident they know her identity and her next of kin have been informed and are being supported by specialist officers.

A 41-year-old man was arrested at the scene on suspicion of murder. He has been taken to hospital prior to going into police custody.

Officers believe the man and woman were known to each other.