An autopsy performed this week on Erika Seyfried at the Vermont Chief Medical Examiner’s Office determined the cause of her death was drowning, and the manner of death was an accident.
The body of the family dog, a 7-month-old golden retriever named Jules, was found by police and family members Wednesday afternoon in the Saxtons River near the location where Erika’s body was located on Monday. Jules is presumed to have drowned.
During the search for Seyfried, members of the Vermont State Police Scuba Team located the body of a woman in the Saxtons River near the vacation home at 33 Gage St. in Westminster where she had been staying.
The Vermont State Police were notified Sunday, August 29 about a missing 36-year-old woman who was last seen at about 11 a.m. near the vacation home she was staying in while visiting Vermont with her husband.
Seyfried, was reported to have gone for a walk with her 7-month-old golden retriever and has not returned. The disappearance was reported to the Vermont State Police at about 8 p.m. Sunday.
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