Monday December 21, 2009 13:04

Brittany Murphy’s Cause of Death Still Unknown

Posted by Randy

 

Brittany Murphy’s cause of death is still unknown until now. LA’s coroners will perform an autopsy Monday as speculations about the actress’ death arises and pointing anorexia may have played a part in her unexpected death just at age 32.

Officials said no foul play is suspected in the actress’s cardiac arrest Sunday morning at the bathroom of her Hollywood Hills home. An official cause of death may not yet determined for around six to 8 weeks, since toxicology tests will be required, but “it appears to be natural,” said L.A. Assistant Chief Coroner Ed Winter. He said an autopsy is set to take place in the next two days.

Celebrity website TMZ, which first broke the news, reported there was “a significant amount of vomit” in the bathroom area where Murphy was found unconscious in the shower. From TMZ info, Murphy “was taking medication for ‘flu-like symptoms for several days”.

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