Cause of actress Anne Heche’s death revealed


The American actress died at the age of 53 last week following a car accident.

Anne Heche’s death was classified as an accident, US media report. According to the Los Angeles County medical examiner’s report, the actress died from smoke inhalation and thermal injuries. She also suffered a severe fracture from blunt trauma.

Anne Heche died Thursday, August 11, according to that same report. The announcement of his disappearance was made the following day, Friday August 12. The actress, who had been in a coma since her accident, was pronounced dead after being kept alive for a few days to facilitate organ donation.

Los Angeles police said last week they would conduct blood tests on Anne Heche and that investigators would “bring the matter to the proper legal authority.” The police, however, did not give any details on possible legal consequences.

Positive preliminary tests for narcotics

Local media reported that preliminary tests had come back positive for narcotics. But other tests must be conducted to ensure that the positive result is not related to medical treatment. According TMZAnne Heche tested positive for cocaine and fentanyl, an ultra-potent and addictive synthetic opiate used in some treatments.

Anne Heche acted in a large number of films in the 1990s, including Six Days, Seven Nights Where Donnie Brasco. She is also known for her role in the soap opera Another Worldwhich won her a Daytime Emmy Award in 1991. In the 1990s, she had a high-profile relationship with anchor Ellen DeGeneres.

“My brother Atlas and I have lost our mom,” her son Homer Laffoon said in a statement. “I hope my mother is no longer in pain.” “Today we lose a radiant light, such a gentle and joyful soul, a loving mother and a loyal friend,” the family said in another statement. “Anne will be deeply missed, but her wonderful sons, her immense work and her passionate struggles will outlive her.”



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