Who was Anna Garcia?
Anna Garcia was a 19-year-old student at the Gentry Life Science Building, who was found dead in her classroom on August 8, 2012. She had a wound on her head and bruises around it, which raised suspicions about foul play. She was also known to have diabetes and a history of heart problems.
What was the initial investigation?
The initial investigation of Anna Garcia’s death involved collecting and analyzing various types of evidence, such as DNA, fingerprints, hair, blood, and toxicology. The investigators also interviewed several witnesses and suspects, including her teacher, classmates, boyfriend, and ex-husband. They also performed polygraph tests and searched her phone and computer records.
What was the final verdict?
After a thorough and meticulous autopsy, the medical examiner concluded that Anna Garcia’s cause of death was heart failure, caused by multiple heart defects. The autopsy revealed that she had a coronary occlusion and a septal defect in her heart, which prevented adequate blood flow and oxygen delivery to her organs. The wound on her head and the bruises were determined to be accidental, resulting from her falling and hitting her head on the desk. The toxicology report also showed that she had high levels of glucose and ketones in her blood, indicating diabetic ketoacidosis, a complication of diabetes that can lead to coma and death.
How did the public react to the case?
Anna Garcia’s death sparked a lot of interest and curiosity among the public, especially on the internet. Many people followed the case closely and speculated about the possible scenarios and motives behind her death. Some even created blogs and podcasts to discuss the case and share their opinions. However, after the autopsy report was released, most people accepted the natural cause of death and expressed their condolences and sympathy to her family and friends.
What legacy did Anna Garcia leave behind?
Anna Garcia was a young and bright student who had a passion for science and learning. She was also a loving daughter, sister, and friend who touched many lives with her kindness and generosity. She will be remembered for her courage and resilience in facing the challenges of her health conditions and personal life. She will also be an inspiration for many aspiring scientists and students who want to pursue their dreams and make a difference in the world.