A 32-year-old woman has been arrested after another woman fell to her death from a top floor flat
Shocked residents said they "aggressive" shouting before the 35-year-old victim fell from a top floor flat at the smart new-build block in Bow in London's East End.
Police cordoned off the scene outside Massey House, in Guy Townsley Square, where flats are rented for more than £1,800-a-month, shortly after the incident at about 11.20am yesterday morning.
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Paramedics attempted to resuscitate the 35-year-old woman, but she was pronounced dead at the scene.
Her body was covered with a blanket and black tarpaulin, according to local residents.
Police say a 32-year-old woman was arrested on suspicion of murder before being bailed, pending further inquiries.
Paramedics attempted to resuscitate the 35-year-old victim but she was pronounced dead the scene
The death is still being treated as "unexplained," according to officers.
Neighbours said they heard a "commotion" from the 10th floor flat before the woman was found on the ground after apparently falling from a side window.
A neighbour, who asked not to be named, said: "I heard a female voice shouting in a very aggressive manner.
"I also heard a big bang and looked down out of the window and I saw the lady on the ground.
Officers from Tower Hamlets are currently investigating the death
"The ambulance came very quickly and they were administering CPR but she wasn't moving and it was obvious she was dead.
"They covered her in a blanket and tarpaulin."
Another neighbour said: "We just heard a lot of shouting which must have been going on for about five or 10 minutes.
"Someone then went to go and alert the caretaker, but by that point the woman's body was on the ground. We are all shocked."
The suspect has since been bailed pending further inquiries
Other residents described how the woman who lives at the flat rushed into the communal corridor in "hysterics" after the plunge.
One said: "The woman who rents the flat where it happened came out and was hysterical, saying that her and the woman had been having breakfast together."
A Met Police spokesman said: "Officers were called to Massey House in Guy Townsley Square, Bromley-by-Bow, to reports of a person having fallen from a height at 11.23am on Thursday. Paramedics also attended.
"A 35-year-old woman was pronounced dead at the scene. Next of kin have been informed. A post-mortem and formal identification will be held in due course.
"Officers from Tower Hamlets are investigating.
At this early stage, the death is being treated as unexplained.
"A 32-year-old woman was arrested at the scene on suspicion of murder and taken to an east London police station.
"She has since been bailed pending further inquiries until a date in late March.
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