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Autopsy reveals cause of death in Eliza Fletcher murder case

According to an autopsy report, the 34-year-old teacher and mother of two died from a single gunshot wound to the head.

MEMPHIS, Tenn. — An autopsy report released by the West Tennessee Regional Forensic Center to ABC24 revealed that Eliza Fletcher died of a gunshot wound to the head.

According to the autopsy, the 34-year-old mother of two suffered blunt-force trauma to each of her legs, and was shot in the back of the head from an "indeterminate" range. 

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The autopsy also said that while no projectile was found, a shell casing was found nearby.

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Suspect Cleotha Henderson is facing first-degree murder and kidnapping charges.  

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