Search for whānau of unidentified woman

By Online News
  • Australia
PHOTO: The distinct Lion King tattoo with Māori scripture. (Photo: Western Australia Police) 

Police are in search of the family of a woman who died after being reportedly pushed out of a car outside the emergency department at Joondalup Health Campus in Western Australia. Images of the woman's tattoos including a tā moko and kupu Māori have been released in the hope that she will be identified. 

She has a distinct tattoo of the Lion King on her left forearm with te reo Māori kupu surrounding it. Words include "Wai ka hua...koia kei a koe". The woman, believed to be in her early to mid-30s, also has a tā moko on her right wrist. 

Reports on ABC News describe the woman as being of medium to large build and average height, with medium-length dark hair and a nose ring. 

She is also believed to have been wearing jeans and boots with a large wedge heel, and a black T-shirt with a white motif. 

Police have not yet revealed the cause of death and are in search of the vehicle that dropped her off at the hospital.

No further information has been released. 

Anyone who has information is being urged to contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.

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