Autopsy report reveals shocking details about bride-to-be's death

Autopsy Report Reveals Shocking Details About Bride-to-Be's Death

By: Kevan Kenney

A bride-to-be found was found dead in her Charlotte apartment this past June. Her attacker strangled her and subsequently set fire to her apartment.

The autopsy report for 27-year-old Amanda Strous also revealed she suffered significant burns and blunt force injuries. When she was found, her mouth was taped shut.

SEE ALSO: 19-year-old college student identified in killing of couple, trying to bite face off victim

Firefighters were able to pull Strous from the burning building, but she later died from her injuries.

Her neighbor, Thomas Benner, reportedly confessed to killing Strous and is being charged with first-degree arson and murder.

Strous worked as a college counselor at Piedmont Community College and was set to marry her fiancé on July 30th.

Read Full Story

Sign up for Breaking News by AOL to get the latest breaking news alerts and updates delivered straight to your inbox.

Subscribe to our other newsletters

Emails may offer personalized content or ads. Learn more. You may unsubscribe any time.