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Final autopsy determines no foul play in Aug. 6 death of Brittany Weathers
Karen House
Wed Oct 19 11:16:42 2016
The Sequatchie County Sheriff's Department reported Tuesday that they had received the final autopsy report for a woman found dead on the floor of a trailer on Higdon Road, and it determined there was "no foul play."

According to Sheriff Ronnie Hitchcock, Brittany Louise Weathers, 34, of Soddy-Daisy, had a blood alcohol level of .510, while a person of .08 or higher is legally intoxicated.

"She died of blunt force trauma to the head caused by acute alcohol intoxication as a contributing factor," Sheriff Hitchcock said.

Actual cause of death was determined to be blood to the brain from falling.

"There were no signs of foul play," Hitchcock said. "It has been ruled an accidental death."

Weathers was found unresponsive by a male companion on the floor of a single-wide mobile home on Higdon Road on Aug. 6. Investigation by the Sequatchie County Sheriff's Department and the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation (TBI) followed, to determine the cause of death.