Coroner releases results of Carrie Fisher death inquiry

Aaron Brown
June 17, 2017

Fisher died aged 60 on December 27, four days after she became unresponsive on a flight to Los Angeles and was rushed to a hospital.

Her mother and fellow Hollywood icon Debbie Reynolds died a day later, after being rushed to hospital, aged 84.

Another factor contributing to her death was the build-up of fatty tissue in the walls of her arteries, the coroner reportedly found.

The coroner's office did not immediately respond to HuffPost's request for further details.

The report leaves the cause of death "undetermined" for the 60-year-old, best known as Princess Leia in the Star Wars movies.

Six months after she passed away, Carrie Fisher's cause of death has been revealed.

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"I would tell you, from my perspective that there's certainly no news that Carrie did drugs".

Fisher long battled drug addiction and mental illness.

Fisher died on December 27 at the age of 60. She noted in other interviews that she had used cocaine on the set of "The Empire Strikes Back", and struggled with addictions to prescription medication.

The actress rose to stardom as Princess Leia in the original "Star Wars" trilogy.

"If you want to know what killed her, it's all of it", he said.

The coroner also said Fisher suffered from atherosclerotic heart disease and "drug use", but no specifics were given. Her first film role was opposite Warren Beatty in the 1975 hit "Shampoo". She also appeared in "Austin Powers", "The Blues Brothers", "Charlie's Angels", "Hannah and Her Sisters", "Scream 3" and "When Harry Met Sally".

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