Update: Victim of fall named

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3.15pm: The 52-year-old woman who died after falling from a Tauranga CBD building last week has been named as Rawinia Doris Bennett, 52.

Ms Bennett was an unemployed Tauranga woman, Detective Senior Sergeant Greg Turner said.

She had "no fixed abode" and was suspected to be homeless.


12.27pm: The 52-year-old woman who died after falling from a Tauranga CBD building is suspected to have been homeless.

The woman was rushed to Tauranga Hospital after falling from the fourth floor of the Sharp Tudhope building on Devonport Rd but later died from her injuries.

Detective Senior Sergeant Greg Turner said the woman was well-known to social agencies in the Bay of Plenty region and had "no fixed abode".

Police were waiting on the coroner's approval to release the name of the woman.

- Bay of Plenty Times

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