Construction workers find a body of a man with facial injuries in a parking lot of a major hospital.

  • A construction crew discovered a man’s corpse in a hospital carpark.
  • The man in his 50s was found at Perth Royal Hospital Thursday morning 
  • Authorities have not confirmed if death was treated as suspicious.
  • Rough sleeper claimed to have heard a man shout “Help me” earlier in the day. 

After stumbling across the grisly scene while on their way to work, a construction crew discovered a body of a man in a hospital parking lot.

The man, who was in his 50s, was found in a carpark stairwell at Perth Royal Hospital with injuries to his body and face.

Just after 8 a.m., investigators were called to the Wellington Street parking lot. 

Forensic crews are pictured after a man's body was discovered in a Perth Royal Hospital car park on Thursday morning

After a body was found in a Perth Royal Hospital carpark on Thursday morning, forensic teams were pictured.

The body may have been lying in the car park for several hours before being discovered, The West Australian reported. 

Police have yet to say if the death is being treated suspiciously by them. 

It is believed that rough sleepers frequent this area, which is where the body was found.

One woman, who was sleeping rough in a neighboring car park, claimed that she heard a man shouting “Help me, someone please” early Thursday morning. 

‘I don’t think anyone went to help him, or if they did it was too late,’ the woman said.

After the discovery, police closed the car park to the public. Forensic crews were called to search the area.

One witness stated that it was scary to discover the body was lying in the stairwell. 

The man, whose body was found in an area common with rough sleepers, had suffered injuries to his face and body

The body of the man, who was found in an area that is common with rough sleepers, had sustained injuries to his face, and body.

9News witness Dani Butler said that there were only ambulances and police officers present.

‘To hear something like that has happened – it’s pretty scary.’

Daily Mail Australia was informed by a spokesperson for the Western Australia Police that inquiries into the circumstances surrounding the man’s death were ongoing.  

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