Hundreds of "Accidental" Drownings, 4 Dogged Investigators and 1 Wild Theory: Inside the Hunt for the Smiley Face Killers

E! Online | 1/19/2019 | Staff
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For the James family, as revealed in the Oxygen series, since the investigative quartet began looking into the case, they've gotten a bit more information. After being barred from seeing Dakota's body when he was found--they were asked to identify him by his ankle, they say, which has a distinguishing tattoo--they finally received autopsy photos in August 2018, a whopping 17 months after their son's body was recovered. And that's when they discovered what appeared to be ligature marks around his neck, indicative of strangulation, as surmised by famed forensic pathologist and former Allegheny County medical examiner Cyril Wecht, whose review of the autopsy report and photos at the James' request is captured in...
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