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Carrie Fisher Couldn’t Beat Drug Demons; System Laced With Cocaine, Heroin

Carrie Fisher, who gained iconic film status as Princess Leia in the early “Star Wars” movies, suffered long afterward with drug problems which she could never kick. An autopsy report released today showed she had heroin, cocaine and ecstasy in her system the day she died. Fisher died suddenly last year (Dec. 27) after suffering cardiac arrest on a flight from London to Los Angeles.

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Debbie Reynolds Death Attributed to ‘Broken Heart’ Syndrome; Is It Real? Debbie Reynolds was extremely close to daughter Carrie Fisher in their later years. When Fisher died unexpectedly. Reynolds is said to have died from a broken heart. (Photo by Ethan Miller/Getty Images)
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Debbie Reynolds Death Attributed to ‘Broken Heart’ Syndrome; Is It Real?

Carrie Fisher’s sudden and unexpected death of a heart attack was quickly followed by the death of her mother Debbie Reynolds. Did the grief over her daughter’s passing trigger what’s known as the “broken heart” syndrome? Medical experts are mixed in their opinions.

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Carrie Fisher Outlook Grim After Heart Attack, No Pulse for 15 Minutes Carrie Fisher, best known for her role as Princess Leia in the Star Wars movie series, is in serious condition today after suffering a heart attack on a flight to Los Angeles from London. (Photo: Getty)
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Carrie Fisher Outlook Grim After Heart Attack, No Pulse for 15 Minutes

Carrie Fisher, immortalized in film as Princess Leia in the “Star Wars” movies, is facing a grim prognosis after a severe heart attack that left her without a pulse for as long as 15 minutes. In such cases, brain damage is almost unavoidable and likely fatal, according to medical sources. Fisher, 60, suffered the attack on a flight from London to Los Angeles. She traveling home for Christmas after promoting her new memoir, “The Princess Diarist” in Europe.

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