Metro looking for people who dropped woman off at hospital hours before death


Metro Police say it needs the public’s help in identifying two people who dropped off a woman at the hospital with severe injuries that led to the woman’s death.

Metro said the woman, who was later identified as 25-year-old Ashley Wellito, was left at the emergency room entrance of MountainView Hospital on April 19, 2017.

Metro Police officers were dispatched to the area around 7:52 a.m. to investigate due to the nature of the woman’s injuries.  Willeto was then transferred from MountainView Hospital to University Medical Center where she was pronounced dead around 9:30 a.m. 

According to police, Wellito was taken to MountainView Hospital Emergency Room entrance by a man and a woman around 6:05 a.m., but they didn’t stay long enough to tell medical personnel how
Wellito was hurt.

The man could only be described as a black male adult, who had a medium height and build and was last seen wearing white pants and a white hoodie with the hood up around his head. The woman was described as a Hispanic female adult who was last seen wearing dark pants and a dark, zippered sweatshirt.

The people were driving what could only be described as a black vehicle.

Homicide detectives with Metro Police are investigating.

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