Lily Peters died of strangulation and blunt force trauma, coroner says

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Juvenile arrested successful transportation with decease of 10-year-old Lily Peters, officials say 03:34

Madison, Wisconsin — Preliminary autopsy results confirmed that a 10-year-old miss recovered dormant successful northwestern Wisconsin  this week died of strangulation and blunt unit trauma, a country said Thursday.

Chippewa County Coroner Ronald Patten said the autopsy connected Illiana "Lily" Peters showed the mode of decease was homicide. He expects results from toxicology tests wrong 4 to six weeks. He declined further comment.

lily.jpg Iliana "Lily" Peters  Chippewa Falls Police

Peters disappeared Sunday nighttime portion walking location from her aunt's location successful Chippewa Falls. Her body was discovered Monday greeting connected a walking trail.

Prosecutors connected Wednesday charged a 14-year-old lad successful big court with first-degree intentional homicide successful Peters' death. Chippewa County District Attorney Wade Newell said the lad punched the girl, knocked her to the ground, deed her with a instrumentality and strangled her earlier sexually assaulting her. Newell said during a enslaved proceeding that the lad intended to rape and termination Peters "from the get-go."

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