Coroner releases autopsy report for Ashley Kaney

BERKELEY COUNTY, SC (WCSC) - The final autopsy report has been released for Ashley Kaney, the mother killed in her Sangaree home.

Kaney's cause of death was determined to be traumatic asphyxia, that's according to Berkeley County Coroner Bill Salisbury.

Officials also found Kaney's 8 year old daughter, Riley Burdick, dead inside the home. The coroner earlier reported that Burdick was strangled to death.

Both deaths have been ruled a homicide. Kaney's boyfriend, 22-year-old Jacob Philip was arrested for the crimes and is being held in the Berkeley County Jail.

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