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.
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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.