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Autopsy Shows Theresa Lockhart Was Strangled
Thursday Nov 30, 2017 10:20am
Portage, MI - Kalamazoo Co.

By: Mike Stiles


(PORTAGE) – Autopsy results show that Theresa Lockhart died of strangulation.

According to WWMT, Pathologist Theodore Brown released the autopsy and explains that the remains of the Portage woman were severely decomposed. Because the autopsy was limited to skeletal remains, no other cause of death was apparent other than homicide by strangulation.

Lockhart was last seen on May 18, leaving a gym in Portage. She was reported missing a few days later by her co-workers at the Schoolcraft Schools when she did not show up to teacher her Spanish classes.

Portage Police had been watching her husband Christopher Lockhart and even searched the family home several times while trying to find his wife. Christopher Lockhart committed suicide at his home and left a note, saying he choked Theresa to death following an argument on May 18. He buried her the next day in a shallow grave in the Allegan State Game area.

Christopher Lockhart left a map that investigators used to find Theresa's body on October 24.

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