Grisly scene as body of man with injuries to his face is found by construction workers in the car park of a major hospital
A construction crew have discovered a man’s body in a hospital car park after stumbling upon the grisly scene as they arrived at work.
The man in his 50s – who has not yet been identified – was found in a car park stairwell at Perth Royal Hospital on Thursday morning with injuries to his face and body.
Investigators were called to the car park on Wellington Street shortly after 8am.
Forensic crews are pictured after a man’s body was discovered in a Perth Royal Hospital car park on Thursday morning
The body may have been lying in the car park for several hours before being discovered, Die Wes-Australiër berig.
Police have not said whether or not his death is being treated as suspicious.
The area where the body was found is understood to be popular with rough sleepers.
One woman who was sleeping rough in a neighbouring car park claimed she heard a man’s voice shouting ‘help me, someone please help me’ early on Thursday morning.
‘I don’t think anyone went to help him, or if they did it was too late,’ het die vrou gesê.
Police closed the car park to the public after the discovery, while forensic crews were called in to search the scene.
One witness said it was ‘scary’ to find out the body had been lying in the stairwell.
Die man, whose body was found in an area common with rough sleepers, had suffered injuries to his face and body
‘There were just ambulances and police officers around and I thought it was a bit strange,’ the witness Dani Butler told 9Nuus.
‘To hear something like that has happened – it’s pretty scary.’
A Western Australia Police spokesman told Daily Mail Australia inquiries into the circumstances of the man’s death was still ongoing.
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