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Identity of abandoned woman is determined

A woman dumped outside a hospital in northeastern Switzerland on Tuesday has been identified as a 43-year-old Macedonian.

This content was published on April 24, 2009 - 15:52

Police inquiries discovered that the woman, suffering from cancer, had been living illegally for some time at an acquaintance's home in the nearby town of Kreuzlingen.

Authorities at Münsterlingen Hospital, where she was found emaciated and wrapped in a blanket, say the woman's condition remains serious but stable.

It is still unclear how the woman came to be in the hospital's car park and local authorities are continuing an investigation.

Police say it was evident from her condition that she could not have reached the hospital on her own, adding the woman must have been ill for several weeks or months.

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