SALISBURY, N.C. — An autopsy report on a North Carolina teenager whose remains were found in 2016 showed she had broken bones all over her body.

Local media outlets cited a report on Erica Parsons from the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner in Raleigh which said she died of “homicidal violence of undetermined means.” The report said fractures in various stages of healing were found in her nose, jaw, upper right arm, nine ribs and several vertebrae.

The report said the teen may also have had an untreated infection, renal failure or poisoning.

Her adoptive father, Sandy Parsons, led authorities to her remains in Chesterfield, South Carolina, in October 2016. He and his wife Casey are in prison on fraud convictions.

No charges have been filed in the teen’s death.

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