A newly released autopsy report says an Atlanta woman who was attacked while walking her dog was stabbed at least 50 times in the face, neck and torso and had the word “fat”It was carved into her chest.
Katherine Janness was killed in July, along with her dog, Bowie, in Piedmont Park, not far from her home, police said. The Fulton County Medical Examiner’s report was publicly released Friday.
“It is my opinion that Katherine Janness died due to sharp force injuries of her face, neck, and torso that caused injuries of major blood vessels and internal organs,” Dr. Karen E. Sullivan wrote. “The manner of Ms. Janness’ death is classified as a homicide.”
According to authorities, there have not been any arrests and no suspects have been identified by police.
Janness and her dog were discovered dead in the park on July 28th. Police said Emma Clark, the woman’s partner made the horrifying discovery after they failed to return from a walk.
Clark used a cellphone application to locate Janness. The Atlanta Journal-Constitution reported.
The victim’s father said that he had seen the autopsy results.
“What I found so heartbreaking and disturbing is to know what the final moments of her life was after reading that,”Joe Clark: 11Alive. “It’s undoubtedly a very angry, disturbed person. It’s the only thing I can think of to do so much damage to someone.”
“I don’t see how one person could have inflicted that much damage on someone,”He stated.
Clark claimed that his daughter Emma has been targeted online by posters claiming she was involved in the murders. “Emma is the new victim,”He spoke to the station.