Postmortem reveals London resident Laureline Garcia-Bertaux was killed by ‘compression of the neck’
A film-maker whose body was discovered in a shallow grave in her garden had been strangled, a postmortem examination has found. The body of 34-year-old Laureline Garcia-Bertaux was found buried in Kew, a district of Richmond upon Thames, south-west London, after she was reported missing from work.
Scotland Yard said that the postmortem performed on Saturday gave a cause of death as “consistent with compression of the neck”. Toxicology tests are pending.