Autopsy shows Drew Carey’s ex Amie Harwick ‘desperately fought killer before being thrown from balcony to her death’ – The Sun

AN AUTOPSY report for Drew Carey's murdered ex-fiance shows she " desperately fought" against her attacker on the night she was killed.

Hollywood sex therapist Amie Harwick, 38, was found dead outside her home in the Hollywood Hills in February.

Medical examiners announce she was strangled and then pushed from her third floor balcony.

The report showed she had sustained wounds to her hands and fingers in the struggle that are "consistent with a combination of defense and assault type wounds, suggestive of an altercation."

Her ex-boyfriend, Gareth Pursehouse, 41, was arrested for murder and burglary and is accused of strangling and throwing Harwick to her death shortly before 1am on February 15.

The report details Harwick "sustained severe injuries of her brain, liver, and pelvis in an apparent fall from a height. Injuries of her neck, particularly strap muscle hemorrhage, are consistent with manual strangulation".

According to the Blast, a statement from the Sheriff's deputy described how Harwick's roomate "was awoken by sounds of a female screaming".

"He was able to tell the screaming was coming from up above his residence and could hear sounds of some type of physical fight; he then realized that it was [Amie] screaming," the statement continued.

Following the discovery of Harwick's body, Pursehouse was arrested, but was released on a $2 million bond.

But Pursehouse was re-arrested the following day on a no-bail warrant and charged with one count of murder and another of first-degree residential burglary.

The therapist had a restraining order against Pursehouse, but it had expired in 2015.

Harwick dated Drew Carey for two years before the pair split in 2018, months after announcing their engagement.

The Price Is Right host said he was "overcome with grief" following her death.

Paying tribute to her on Twitter, the comedian said: "I hope you´re lucky enough to have someone in your life that loves as much as she did."

He also shared a petition calling for reforms to laws to protect victims of domestic violence.

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