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

Madison, Wisconsin — Initial post-mortem effects showed {that a} 10-year-old woman discovered lifeless in northwestern Wisconsin  this week died of strangulation and blunt power trauma, a nook mentioned Thursday.

Chippewa County Coroner Ronald Patten mentioned the post-mortem on Illiana “Lily” Peters confirmed the way of dying used to be murder. He expects effects from toxicology exams inside of 4 to 6 weeks. He declined additional remark.

Iliana “Lily” Peters 

Chippewa Falls Police

Peters disappeared Sunday evening whilst strolling house from her aunt’s space in Chippewa Falls. Her frame used to be came upon Monday morning on a strolling path.

Prosecutors on Wednesday charged a 14-year-old boy in grownup courtroom with first-degree intentional murder in Peters’ dying. Chippewa County District Legal professional Wade Newell mentioned the boy punched the lady, knocked her to the bottom, hit her with a stick and strangled her sooner than sexually assaulting her. Newell mentioned all through a bond listening to that the boy meant to rape and kill Peters “from the get-go.

A pass judgement on has set $1 million money bond for him.

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