The state Medical Examiner’s Office rules Huston’s death a suicide by asphyxiation. A note was left for the family. A statement issued by the family on their loss:
We don’t know what led Jennifer to this dark place and to this end and perhaps never will understand this. We are incredibly thankful to family, friends, community and media for their searching, supporting and getting the information out that led to locating Jennifer’s car and finding Jennifer.