The body of a woman has been found in a lock-up garage in London by police investigating the case of missing oil executive Carole Waugh.
The body was found in Lime Court in New Malden, south-west London, on Thursday at 19:00 BST, the Metropolitan Police said.
Miss Waugh, 50, of Harrowby Street, Marylebone, was last seen on 16 April.
Police began a murder inquiry on Wednesday and a 47-year-old man was arrested on suspicion of murder.
He was detained at Luton airport on Tuesday on suspicion of kidnap and conspiracy to defraud, but subsequently arrested on suspicion of murder.
A jewellery similar to what Carole Waugh owned Cartier jewellery has gone missing from Miss Waugh’s home in London
A warrant to detain him further was granted at Croydon Magistrates’ Court on Thursday, police said.
In total 10 people have been arrested over Miss Waugh’s disappearance.
The body is yet to be formally identified and a post-mortem examination will take place later.
A number of personal possessions, including Cartier jewellery, have gone missing from Miss Waugh’s flat in central London and “significant plundering of her estate has taken place”, police said.
A 40-year-old man has been charged with three counts of conspiracy to commit fraud by false representation arising from transactions associated with Miss Waugh’s identity.
The executive was reported missing by her family on 4 May.