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Coroner Reports Brittany Murphy Died of Pneumonia

Coroner Reports Brittany Murphy Died of Pneumonia

Actress Brittany Murphy died of pneumonia complicated by an iron deficiency, anemia and multiple drug intoxication, according to the L.A. County coroner's office. An emergency call was made by husband Simon Monjack the day she died. A man who worked at Murphy's house said that someone would deliver a sealed envelope filled with meds to "Lola" every Friday.

Actress Brittany Murphy died of pneumonia complicated by an iron deficiency, anemia and multiple drug intoxication, according to the L.A. County coroner's office.

Reports reveal Murphy had gone into sudden cardiac arrest because of "drug intake," at the time of her death on Dec. 20.

The LA Times reports that coroner officials have ruled her death an accident.

The Clueless star, 32, was pronounced dead after firefighters tried unsuccessfully to revive Murphy on the way to Cedars-Sinai Medical Center after an emergency call was made from the home of Murphy's husband Simon Monjack the morning she collapsed. According to her mother, Sharon, Murphy was experiencing flu-like symptoms before her sudden death.

The L.A. County Coroner's Office is reportedly not satisfied that the toxicology report by itself as it does not tell the whole story of the actress' untimely death.

According to Hollywoodgossip.com, A man who worked at Murphy's house told the Coroner's Office that someone would deliver a sealed, manila envelope filled with meds to "Lola" every Friday. Sources say the drugs were mailed from Los Angeles to Louisiana, where Murphy was shooting a movie.

The full autopsy report will be released in a couple of weeks.

Murphy starred in such films as Clueless, 8 Mile, and Don't Say a Word.

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