Christina Anderson’s ankles were bound by a plastic cable tie, and duct tape was wrapped around her neck and mouth, her autopsy report said. Her right arm and both legs were fractured, and there was a cut on her neck. Her body was found in the garage of the burning home, alongside a family dog that had been shot.
Those were some of the grisly details released this week by the San Diego Medical Examiner’s office investigating the deaths connected to the Hannah Anderson kidnapping case, a case that captured the nation’s interest last month.
In August, Christina Anderson, 42, and Ethan were killed by family friend James Lee DiMaggio, who then set fire to his house and kidnapped 16-year-old Hannah, authorities said.
This led to a multi-state manhunt that ended with the FBI shooting DiMaggio, 40, in the Idaho woods and Hannah’s rescue.