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Brittany's cause of death in question

Brittany's cause of death in question

Nov 18 2013, 5:28pm CST | by Bang Showbiz

Brittany Murphy's cause of death has come into question after new toxicology results allegedly suggest she may have been poisoned. The '8 Mile' actress was found dead at home in 2009 and the Los...

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Brittany's cause of death in question

Nov 18 2013, 5:28pm CST | by Bang Showbiz

Brittany Murphy's cause of death has come into question after new toxicology results allegedly suggest she may have been poisoned.

The '8 Mile' actress was found dead at home in 2009 and the Los Angeles Coroner ruled her death was accidental, caused by pneumonia and "iron deficiency anemia."

Five months later, the 32-year-old star's husband Simon Monjack, 40, also died of pneumonia and anemia.

Brittany's father Angelo Bertolotti wasn't convinced by the coroner's findings and The Huffington Post claims he ordered a new toxicology report after sending samples of his daughter's hair for independent analysis.

Results supposedly showed the presence of 10 heavy metals above the "high" level set by the World Health Organisation.

The types of metals are commonly found in rat poison, pesticides and insecticides.

Angelo reportedly tried to sue the Los Angeles Police Department and Los Angeles Coroner's Office, accusing them of "failure to conduct toxicology tests" on specimens of hair and his daughter's death was "incorrectly determined to have been allegedly caused by pneumonia and anemia."

It has been reported the lawsuit was dismissed but Angelo secured the release of Brittany's hair, blood and tissues for testing which he sent samples of to the Carlson Company in Colorado for independent analysis.

Julia Davis, a screenwriter who worked for the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, began working on a biography of Brittany and is said to have sent an email to The Huffington Post today (18.11.13) saying she has sent formal requests to authorities "demanding" the deaths be "properly" investigated based on the new findings.

Angelo and the Los Angeles Country Coroner are yet to comment.

Source: Bang Showbiz

 
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21-Year-Old Actress Who Played Mel Gibson’s Daughter In ‘The Patriot’ Found Dead

Jul 20 2014 5:50pm CDT | Source: CBS Los Angeles

HOUSTON (AP) — Actress Skye McCole Bartusiak, who portrayed Mel Gibson’s young daughter in the 2000 film “The Patriot,” died in her Houston home, her mother said Sunday. She was 21. Bartusiak’s mother, Helen Bartusiak, told The Associated Press the actress had been living in a garage apartment at her parents’ home. She said the actress’ boyfriend found her unresponsive on her bed Saturday. Helen B ...
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Celebs Who Died Under Bizarre Circumstances!

Jul 16 2014 1:50pm CDT | Source: Perez Hilton

Whenever a celebrity dies it's always a shock, but when a star dies in a bizarre and unexpected way, the shock factor is way more intense. Some celeb deaths were more surprising than others, like Philip Seymour Hoffman, who was an active actor in Hollywood and had around a week left of filming for The Hunger Games around the time of his death. In comparison, Brittany Murphy was on a path of strange and troubling behavior before her death in 2009. Despit ...
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