The autopsy, prepared by Senior State Medical Examiner Dr. Stephen Boudreau of the Alabama Department of Forensic Sciences, lists "accidental mechanical asphyxia" as the cause of death.
It gave a one-paragraph description of what the examiner saw when he
conducted the autopsy on June 25.
A toxicology report showed no signs of drugs in Aldridge's system, but did find traces of ethanol, also known as ethyl alcohol.
explained that a body that is decomposing creates ethyl alcohol.
"These things happen," Boudreau