A woman who died after falling off a moving car while out on a walk has been identified as the victim of an alleged sexual assault.
The 27-year-old woman was found unconscious in the car after the woman, who was not identified, had been left in the driver’s seat for about a week in Sydney’s south, a police spokeswoman said.
The woman had been walking in a nearby park with her two young daughters when the car she was in was abandoned on Sunday night, police said.
“It is believed the woman was out in the park for approximately one and a half weeks prior to her death,” a statement from NSW Police said.
Police were treating the death as unexplained and did not want to speculate about the circumstances of the woman’s death.
“We do not believe this is a random act and that there is any form of sexual assault,” the statement said.
“Our thoughts are with the family of the victim and with anyone who may have been in a similar situation.”
Police said they were still investigating the case.
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