“It's super cheesy, but I proposed to her while we were walking along the beach shore. I don't make much, so the ring was small, but she loved it anyway. Francine never took it off. Never.” - David Winston, fiancee.

Rigor mortis had already set in. The fist was firm and the fingers stiff. It took a good amount of effort to open it. Inside it was a small ring, and a short hair was found in the fingernails.