Police today said the post-mortem result on the mother of six who was found outside a Waiakabra shop showed that she died of hypertension.
Judy Joseph of Swan on the Linden/Soesdyke highway was found with her clothes disarranged and it was originally thought that she had been murdered.
Investigators have not explained how she came to be found outside the shop. She had left the location on May 13th to return to her Swan home. Her body was found on the morning of May 14th outside of the shop.