Heroin, coke in Car­rie’s sys­tem

New York Post - - NEWS - David K. Li, Wires

“Star Wars” icon Car­rie Fisher had heroin, co­caine, al­co­hol and other drugs in her sys­tem when she died last year, au­topsy doc­u­ments re­vealed Mon­day.

“The ex­po­sure to co­caine took place some­time ap­prox­i­mately in the last 72 hours of the sam­ple that was ob­tained,” ac­cord­ing to a Los An­ge­les County coro­ner’s re­port.

It was also un­clear when the heroin was taken.

Pathol­o­gists also found that Fisher, 60, had other opi­ates and MDMA, also known as ec­stasy, in her body at the time of her death.

In ad­di­tion, she’d been tak­ing Prozac, Abil­ify and Lam­ic­tal un­der pre­scrip­tion, ac­cord­ing to the re­port. Fisher had also in­gested oxy­codone with­out a pre­scrip­tion.

The ac­tress went into car­diac ar­rest while on a flight from Lon­don to Los An­ge­les on Dec. 23. She died four days later.

“Ms. Fisher suf­fered what ap­peared to be a car­diac ar­rest on the air­plane ac­com­pa­nied by vom­it­ing and with a his­tory of sleep ap­nea,” ac­cord­ing to the coro­ner.

“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,” the coro­ner re­ported.

Daugh­ter Bil­lie Lourd said drugs must have played in role in her mom’s pass­ing.

“My mom bat­tled drug ad­dic­tion and men­tal ill­ness her en­tire life. She ul­ti­mately died of it,” Lourd told Peo­ple mag­a­zine.

CAR­RIE FISHER Opi­ates and ec­stasy, too

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