A coroner ruled that she had died from suffocation or strangulation.
Orangeburg County Coroner Samuetta Marshall said Tuesday that the cause of death was asphyxiation due to strangulation.
She was severely beaten, with a dozen broken ribs, a lacerated liver, and signs of strangulation that included a fractured thorax.
Sarah Covington Anderson faced the same charges, with an added assault by strangulation.
strangulation is effected by means of the screw which runs through the shafts of the handles.
They might as well form a society for the strangulation of all babies.
"The death was caused by strangulation," said Mrs. Krill, in hard tones.
The face of the dead man was distorted and blackened by the agony of strangulation.
A single light was dimly burning in my father's house; I felt a strange sensation, like strangulation, within my breast.
I was told that occasionally it led to suicide by drowning or strangulation.
strangulation stran·gu·la·tion (strāng'gyə-lā'shən)
The act of strangling or strangulating.
The state of being strangled or strangulated.
Constriction of a body part so as to cut off the flow of blood or another fluid.
strangulate stran·gu·late (strāng'gyə-lāt')
v. stran·gu·lat·ed, stran·gu·lat·ing, stran·gu·lates
To compress, constrict, or obstruct a body part so as to cut off the flow of blood or other fluid.
To be or become strangled, compressed, constricted, or obstructed.