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Carrie Fisher had cocaine, heroin in system, autopsy shows

Monday, June 19, 2017 - 00:53

Late 'Star Wars' actress Carrie Fisher had traces of cocaine, heroin and MDMA in her system according to the full autopsy report. Rollo Ross reports.

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The full autopsy of 'Star Wars''s Carrie Fisher found that the actress had traces of cocaine, heroin and MDMA in her system when she died suddenly in December. After ruling on Friday (June 16) that her death was caused by sleep apnea and other causes, the report said it could not ascertain what effect the cocaine and other drugs may have had on her. The actress, who played Princess Leia in the hugely successful Star Wars franchise, had a long history of cocaine addiction in the 1980s. Although Fisher had spoken openly about her battle with addiction and had even written the bestselling novel "Postcards from the Edge," about a drug-abusing actress, it was not known that she had ongoing issues with drugs.

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Carrie Fisher had cocaine, heroin in system, autopsy shows

Monday, June 19, 2017 - 00:53