Vancouver Police are asking the public for help to identify a woman who died from a suspected drug overdose last fall, and have released pictures of her distinctive tattoos with hopes someone who knew her will come forward.

The woman was found deceased near the Knight Street Bridge, in South Vancouver, on November 8. VPD investigators have reviewed missing persons reports and liaised with other law enforcement agencies, however her identity remains unknown.

The woman appears either white or Indigenous, and in her 20s. She was approximately 5’3 and 110 pounds at the time of her death, and had short hair that was dyed red, with brown roots. She was wearing a gold necklace with a heart, and had piercings in her ears and belly button.

She had a small horizontal scar on her sternum, a tattoo of a heart on her left wrist, and a tattoo with butterflies and the phrase “love me for who I am” below her left collarbone.

Anyone with information about the woman’s identity is asked to call 604-717-2530 or email


Heart: left wrist                                    “Love me for who i am” and butterflies: left collarbone