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.
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.