Erie County Medical Examiner

Cause of Death Announced

Rick Tracewell

The Erie County Medical Examiner’s office releases report finding Amanda’s cause of death is an accidental overdose.

Autopsy Performed

Rick Tracewell

After thawing overnight, Amanda’s body is autopsied by Dr. Dianne R. Vertes.

Antoine Garner Booked

Garner Questioned, Arrested for Rape

Rick Tracewell

Buffalo PD again questions Antoine Garner, but do not have enough evidence to arrest him for Amanda’s murder. Instead, he is booked for the rape of the other alleged victim.

Amanda’s Body Found

Rick Tracewell

Amanda’s body is discovered inside the missing garbage tote in an alcove of a church across the street from Antoine Garner’s home by Buffalo PD Officer Thomas Duffy, Jr. Her body is naked, frozen solid, and upside down in the garbage tote.