Alexis Sharkey UPDATES: Social media influencer’s cause of death released

Alexis Sharkey (Alexis Sharkey/Stacey Clark Robinault/Facebook/, Stacey Clark Robinault/Facebook)

HOUSTON – The Harris County Institute of Forensic Sciences has determined the cause of death of Alexis Leigh Robinault Sharkey was strangulation.

The office said the manner is homicide.

An autopsy report will be available after law enforcement concludes its case, according to officials.

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Sharkey, a social media influencer, was found dead in November 2020 by a Houston Public Works employee. A news release said her naked body was found in the 1000 block of Red Haw Street about 8:30 a.m. Sharkey was previously listed as a missing person. Her mother shared news of her disappearance and death on social media.

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