Officers imagine the physique is that of a person in his 40s who was reported lacking on Friday afternoon together with a girl in her 30s who has been discovered unhurt.
The pair are suspected to have been forcibly taken from an tackle on Ebony Crescent, Enfield on Thursday evening. They knew each other and had been final seen earlier that evening.
The three males had been all arrested in Kent and stay in custody.
Police had been known as to the physique discovered close to Oakwood Hill Industrial Property in Loughton at round 11.55am on Saturday.
Essex Police launched an investigation earlier than the Metropolitan Police, who had spent days looking for the lacking pair, took over.
Detective Chief Inspector Kate Kieran, of the Met’s Specialist Crime unit, mentioned: “I want to first supply our most honest condolences to the household of the person who has died. My group and I are working 24/7 to ascertain precisely what has occurred.
“…I want anybody who was within the Ebony Crescent space on the evening of Thursday 13 October, and should have witnessed one thing suspicious, to contact police instantly. I urge individuals to test doorbell digicam or sprint cam footage – you might have captured one thing that would show essential to our investigation.”
She mentioned police would preserve a presence on the commercial property within the coming days and apologised for any inconvenience. A part of the wooden was closed for investigation.
Chief Superintendent Caroline Haines, lead for policing in Enfield, mentioned: “We perceive the appreciable concern this can evoke amongst native individuals. We’re working to help our colleagues in Specialist Crime and can stay visibly current within the Ebony Crescent space as additional enquiries are carried out.”
Anybody who has info that would assist police ought to name 101 or tweet @MetCC ref CAD 3901/14 Oct. To stay nameless contact the impartial charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.