Brittany Murphy cause of death

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Mold May Have Killed Brittany

...and Simon Monjack, too

(Newser) - It was eerie enough when Simon Monjack died just a few months after his wife, Brittany Murphy—it was even eerier when it was reported he died of the exact same cause, pneumonia. Now officials believe mold in their home may have contributed to their deaths, law enforcement sources tell... More »

Brittany to Mom on Morning of Her Death: 'I'm Dying'

Murphy's mom, husband take Larry King through the day of her death

(Newser) - Brittany Murphy's mom Sharon and husband Simon Monjack last night led Larry King through their version of events leading up to her death, claiming that, despite the coroner's report to the contrary, she'd taken no drugs that could harm her that day, and had been suffering nothing more alarming than... More »

Pneumonia Killed Brittany Murphy: Coroner

'Multiple drug intoxication' and anemia were secondary factors

(Newser) - The primary cause of Brittany Murphy’s death was pneumonia, the LA county coroner says, though severe anemia and prescription drug use also played a factor. A spokesman tells the AP the details of the drugs in the actress’ system will be revealed in about two weeks. Sources tell TMZ... More »

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