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Wednesday coroner's statement


Statement as issued about 5 p.m. Wednesday by Dr. E. Jon Brandenberger, Allen County coroner:

The external examination of the remains of Aliahna Maroney-Lemmon was completed at the Northeast Indiana Forensic Center late this afternoon. The cause of death will remain pending further investigation and further examination of microscopic findings, as well as toxicology results, all of which are integral parts of the autopsy and all of which play significant roles in the accurate determination of the cause of death.

Certain portions of autopsy results are considered closed medical information and will not be available for public disclosure. The investigation is being continued by the Allen County Police Department, the Allen County Coroner's Office, the Allen County Prosecutor's Office and the Federal Bureau of Investigation.

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