09/27/2011 05:06 pm ET Updated Nov 27, 2011

Camden Fry Death: Medical Examiner Suspects Strangulation In Rhode Island Girl's Death

Eight-year-old Camden Fry died as a result of manual strangulation, the pressure from which was applied to her neck over an extended period of time, according to Rhode Island medical examiner William Cox.

Compression must have been applied to the girl's neck for at least four to six minutes in order for death or even serious injury to occur, Cox testified in the second-degree murder trial of Kimberly Fry, Camden's mother.

Kimberly is accused of strangling her daughter on Aug. 10, 2009 during a temper tantrum over the girl's refusal to take a bath.