Carrie Fisher’s death was due to both sleep apnea and ‘drug use’

By on June 17, 2017

“The Los Angeles County medical examiner’s office has released a summary of its findings into the death of ‘Star Wars’ actress Carrie Fisher.

The actress and writer died in December at the age of 60. Her mother, actress Debbie Reynolds, died one day later. In a news release, the coroner listed the results of a body examination performed three days after Fisher’s death.
The agency said Fisher’s manner of death is undetermined. Medical examiners concluded that ‘sleep apnea and other undetermined factors’ contributed to her death. There were signs of ‘multiple drug intake’ but the coroner said its significance on Fisher’s death was not determined.
She also suffered from ‘drug use’ and atherosclerotic heart disease, a condition in which fats, cholesterol and other substances build up on the artery walls, the statement said.” Read more here…
Reported by Nicole Chavez and Steve Almasy (CNN)

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