Chyna Died From Valium, Ambien OD: Manager

He says it wasn't a suicide attempt
By Michael Harthorne,  Newser Staff
Posted Apr 27, 2016 6:30 PM CDT
Chyna's manager says the former professional wrestler was killed by an unintentional overdose earlier this month.   (AP Photo/Kevork Djansezian, File)

(Newser) – With toxicology reports still months away, Chyna's manager says he knows what killed the former professional wrestler, the New York Daily News reports. Anthony Anzaldo, who found Chyna's body in her California home last Wednesday, says she was killed by an unintentional overdose of legally prescribed Ambien and Valium. “She was inappropriately taking her legally prescribed medication over the course of two to three weeks,” Anzaldo says. “On Sunday night, her body had enough.” According to the Los Angeles Times, Anzaldo denies the death of the 46-year-old wrestler—real name Joanie Laurer—was a suicide attempt. “You are not going to find 60 pills in her stomach,” he says. (Read more Chyna stories.)

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