The Metropolitan Police had been referred to as to the Pay and Sleep hostel in The Crescent, Southall, shortly earlier than 3pm on Friday after a physique was discovered.
The Met stated the demise is being handled as unexplained and inquiries to determine the lady are ongoing.
A resident of the hostel, who gave his identify as Martin, stated the lady had been a “superb individual”.
“I do know it was present in a suitcase, the physique,” he stated.
“She was my good good friend.”
Martin stated he had identified the lady for “about 5 years” when he lived in Acton.
“We had comparable associates. Good lady, very good and pleasant,” he stated. “An excellent individual.”
One other resident, Lisa, stated the lady’s boyfriend had gone lacking following the incident.
“She lived within the ground up on the high. We had been instructed by one of many different Polish guys that she’d gone to Victoria coach station,” she stated.
“Nobody may pay money for her however now we all know why.
“Her boyfriend has gone lacking, as a result of she had somebody residing within the room together with her. We do not know the place he’s.
“She was a stunning lady, she saved herself to herself.”
A Met spokesman declined to touch upon the circumstances.
No arrests have been made and officers stay on the scene.