A woman's body has been found in a suitcase hidden among trees near a sports ground, Scotland Yard said on Monday.
Murder squad detectives are investigating after the discovery in Thornfield Avenue, Hendon, north London, at around 5pm Sunday evening.
The surrounding area has been cordoned off.
A Metropolitan Police spokesman said a post-mortem examination will be arranged in due course.
The woman, who has been described as a young adult, has not yet been identified.