Woman mauled to death by shark while diving off Western Australia

A woman has been mauled to death by a shark in Western Australia.

The attack happened at around 11.50am at Mindarie, around 36 kilometres north of Perth’s CBD.

Police say they were called to the scene after the woman was found injured in the water.


She was carried to a boat ramp where she was pronounced dead by paramedics.

Police say the woman has “significant injuries that are consistent with a shark attack”.

There are reports the woman was diving when she was attacked.

Her age was not immediately clear.