Detectives investigating the murder of a woman on Tuesday, 15 May in Havering have named the victim.
A statement from the Met Police says: “Although we await formal identification, we are confident that the deceased is Rosina Coleman, who was 85 and from Romford.”
Police were called by the London Ambulance Service at 11:31hrs on Tuesday, 15 May to reports of a woman found deceased at an address on Ashmour Gardens in Romford.
Officers attended. Rosina Coleman was pronounced dead at the scene. Her next-of-kin have been informed.
A post-mortem examination is expected to be held on Thursday, 17 May.
At this early stage there have been no arrests.
Anyone with information is asked to call the incident room on 020 8345 3734 or officers via 101 or tweet @MetCC quoting reference 2714/15 May or call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.