Sleep Apnea Factored In Carrie Fisher's Death, Coroner Reports

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Star Wars actress Carrie Fisher's death was triggered by sleep apnoea and various "other factors" but an exact cause could not be determined, a coroner has said.

She was flying from London to Los Angeles on Friday, Dec. 23, when she went into cardiac arrest. Her mother, longtime movie star Debbie Reynolds, died not long after Fisher.

The Los Angeles County Coroner's Office conducted an examination of her body on December 30 and has since found she died of sleep apnea and "other undetermined factors", the coroner's statement said.

The full autopsy report and toxicology screening has not been released.

And while the coroner's report may insist that it was a myriad of causes that contributed to her death, her self-suggested line of "drowned in moonlight, strangled by her own bra" has always seemed way more fitting.

The pair were laid to rest together in a cemetery in Hollywood Hills.

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

"My mom battled drug addiction and mental illness her entire life". 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. "I am not shocked that part of her health was affected by drugs". "Love you Momby", she added.

He doesn't blame doctors however, saying they were "doing their best to cure a mental disorder". As well as the Star Wars films, she appeared in Austin Powers, The Blues Brothers, Charlie's Angels, Hannah and Her Sisters, Scream 3 and When Harry Met Sally.

The actress, best known as Star Wars' Princess Leia Organa, suffered a heart attack at the end of a year ago.

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