“With regret, I’m here to inform you that the skeletal remains are those of the missing toddler,” said Dr. Jan Garavaglia.
The manner of death was ruled a homicide by unknown means, according to Garavaglia.
Garavaglia determined the bones found in a privately-owned wooded lot were 2-year-old Caylee’s through nuclear DNA analysis.
“They are not intact. They are all disarticulated. They are completely skeletonized,” the medical examiner said. She said some of the bones found were “tiny.”
The tot vanished on or around June 16, less than two months before her third birthday, but her family didn’t report her missing until mid-July. Her mother has pleaded not guilty to first-degree murder, aggravated manslaughter and other charges.
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