Breaking News Exclusive: Cause of Wolfe's death - asphyxiation, body recovered from water, officially ruled a homicide

Tuesday, June 11, 2013
Katelyn Wolfe

The Greene County Daily World has obtained preliminary results from an autopsy performed on the body of Katelyn Wolfe Tuesday afternoon.

The cause of Wolfe's death was asphyxiation and her death has been officially ruled as a homicide.

The autopsy was conducted by forensic pathologist Dr. Roland Kohr at Regional Hospital in Terre Haute starting at 2:30 p.m. Tuesday.

Chief Troy Jerrell of the Linton Police Department also confirmed that a positive identification has been made. The body found late Monday afternoon is that of Katelyn Wolfe.

In addition, Jerrell released information early Tuesday evening that Wolfe's body was recovered from a body of water in a rural area near the Sullivan and Greene county border.

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  • Prayers for the family.

    -- Posted by ljg47 on Tue, Jun 11, 2013, at 10:07 PM
  • My prayers are with the Wolfe family.

    -- Posted by linton gal on Tue, Jun 11, 2013, at 11:32 PM
  • This is so sad. Her family members are in my prayers.

    -- Posted by weewire on Tue, Jun 11, 2013, at 11:58 PM
  • My prayers are with the Wolfe family, I knew this girl from the time she was little, and its so sad...

    -- Posted by mimosa11 on Wed, Jun 12, 2013, at 7:23 AM
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