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Medical Examiner rules on cause of death for Mayfield Hts. woman, husband

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New details after a Mayfield Heights woman was found dead in her apartment on Saturday.

The Cuyahoga County Medical Examiner tells 19 Action News that 48-year-old Pamela Mays died of asphyxia by cervical compression.

She also had blunt impacts to head, trunk, and extremities with skeletal and soft issue injuries

Her death has been ruled a homicide.

Her husband, Darryle Burke, committed suicide in Cleveland that same day.

An investigation is underway. 

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