Carrie Fisher American actress died of sleep apnea and the combination of other factors, according to the coroner’s office in Los Angeles County.
Said Saturday the Los Angeles Times, noted forensic drug use and heart disease as possible additional causes of death of the actress at age 60 on 27 December.
Coinciding with the spread of these revelations about the death of the singer, his daughter Billie Lourd today sent a statement to People magazine about the circumstances surrounding the death of Fisher.
“My mother battled drug addiction and mental illness all his life. Finely died for that. She was deliberately transparent in all his work about the social stigma surrounding these diseases,” Lourd said.
Known worldwide for her role as Princess Leia in “Star Wars” saga, Fisher died Dec. 27 in Los Angeles after suffering a heart attack days before a flight.
Writing by: Daniel Rios