Carrie Fisher death: ‘Cocaine and other opiates’ in her system | Celebrity News | Showbiz & TV

The L.A. County Coroner has now released its full autopsy, including toxicology, and it revealed that Carrie had taken the cocktail of drugs, according to TMZ.

In addition to the cocaine and opiates found in a urine analysis, the report also claims that there was also a very little amount of MDMA – commonly known as ecstasy – and heroin.

Despite this though, the dosage and time both drugs were taken could not be determined, the publication went on to say.

According to PEOPLE, the report stated: “The exposure to cocaine took place sometime approximately in the last 72 hours of the sample that was obtained.

“Based on the available toxicological information, we cannot establish the significance of the multiple substances that were detected in Ms. Fisher’s blood and tissue, with regard to the cause of death.”

Despite the claims that Carrie had “multiple drugs” in her body, it is not known whether the usage ultimately contributed to her death.

On Friday it was revealed that the Star Wars actress’ death was triggered by sleep apnoea and “various other factors”.

The sleeping condition and a build-up of fatty tissue in her arteries were among the issues recorded, a Los Angeles coroner said.

The Los Angeles Department of Medical Examiner-Coroner added that “multiple drug intake” was how the “injury occurred” but its significance could not be determined.

Carrie, 60, was taken ill on a flight to Los Angeles from London, where she was filming for British sitcom Catastrophe, back in December.

The beloved star had long spoken about her battles with drug addiction and mental illness, becoming a particularly prominent voice for those who are bipolar.

Carrie, who found fame playing Princess Leia, lost her fight for life in hospital on December 27 and her movie star mother Debbie Reynolds died the following day.

The coroner recorded Fisher’s death as “undetermined” and also noted she had atherosclerotic heart disease, where the heart’s arteries harden and narrow.


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