The deaths of Jeffrey and Jeannette Navin have been ruled homicides as a result of gunshot wounds, according Dr. James Gill, Connecticut's chief medical examiner.
Jeannette Navin’s fatal wounds were to her “torso and her extremities.” Jeffrey Navin died of a gunshot wound to “the trunk area,” Gill said.
"We can only release what is on the death certificate," Gill said in an email. "Autopsy reports are not public records and are exempt from FOIA."
Jeanette and Jeffrey Navin's son, Kyle Navin, 27, has been charged with their murders and his girlfriend, Jennifer Valiante, 31, has been charged with conspiracy to commit murder. Navin is being held on $2.5-million bond. Valiante is being held on $2-million bond.
The Navins lived in a home on Osborn Farm Road in Weston from 1994 until this June, when they sold their house and moved to a rental home on Staples Road in Easton.
Kyle Navin was the last person to see them, on Aug. 4, and their cell phones were turned off that day in the vicinity of their son's home on Aldine Avenue in Bridgeport, according to the warrants for Kyle Navin's and Valiante's arrests.
The remains of the couple were found recently under leaves outside a vacant home in Weston. They had last been seen Aug. 4, and were reported missing to the Easton Police Department Aug. 7 by relatives.
Easton police initiated the investigation and soon involved other state and federal law enforcement agencies in an intensive investigation that went unsolved until Oct. 29 with the discovery of human remains by a homeowner doing yard work at 89 Norfield Road in Weston.