The death of Georgia mom Debbie Collier, who was found naked and burned in a ravine, has been ruled a suicide, Your Content has learned.
Collier was last seen on September 10 when she left her Athens home en route to Clarksville, approximately 60 miles away.
The next day, the 59-year-old real estate agent’s body was found naked and partially burned in a wooded ravine near Tallulah Falls.
This week, it was revealed that the Georgia Medical Examiner’s Office has ruled Collier’s death a suicide.
She suffered ‘inhalation of superheated gases, thermal injuries, and hydrocodone intoxication,’ the coroner said.
The coroner added: ‘It’s pretty evident that she started the fire. From what I saw and what I considered to be the case is that this was a self-inflicted death’
Last week, Collier’s daughter, Amanda Bearden, told the Crime on the Record podcast that she believed her mother had taken her own life.
If you or someone you know is considering suicide, help is available by dialing 988, texting ‘STRENGTH’ to the Crisis Text Line at 741741 or going to 988lifeline.org to be connected to a certified crisis counselor,‘according to New York Post.