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Fulham murder victim named as Vanessa Santillan

Vanessa Santillan Image copyright Met Police
Image caption Police said Vanessa Santillan died from injuries to the head and neck

Detectives investigating the murder of a 33-year-old woman, whose body was found in a flat in south west London, have named her as Vanessa Santillan.

Ms Santillan was found dead in Romily Court, off Landridge Road, Fulham at 21:30 BST on 28th March.

Post-mortem tests showed head and neck injuries were the preliminary cause of death.

The Met Police said 23-year-old man arrested in connection with her death had been bailed until late May.

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Image caption London Ambulance alerted police after the body of Vanessa Santillan was found in a flat

Det Ch Insp Rebecca Reeves, in charge of the investigation, said: "We want to speak to anyone who saw Vanessa on Friday or Saturday (27th and 28th March).

"We need to know why this has happened and we want help from anyone who knew her while she was in London."

Anyone with information is asked to contact Hammersmith and Fulham police.

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