Anne Heche had traces of cocaine, cannabinoids, and benzodiazepines in her system on the time of her demise, however there isn’t any proof that medicine have been a contributing issue.
The 53-year-old actress died on August eleventh, six days after crashing her automobile right into a Los Angeles residence.
In accordance a ultimate post-mortem report launched by the Los Angeles County Division of Medical Examiner-Coroner (through E On-line), cannabinoids have been detected in Heche’s urine however not in her blood pattern, which is “in keeping with prior use however not on the time of harm.” The blood pattern additionally confirmed presence of benzoylecgonine, an inactive metabolite of cocaine. In the meantime, the fentanyl detected in her urine was “in keeping with therapeutic use” by the hospital.
A toxicology report additionally discovered no alcohol in Heche’s system.
Heche’s official explanation for demise was the results of inhalation and thermal accidents sustained within the August fifth crash, with a sternal fracture recognized as one other “vital situation.” Following the crash, Heche was trapped within her car for half-hour earlier than she was rescued by first responders. The ensuing accidents prompted “modifications to the respiratory system that decreases the consumption of oxygen wanted to maintain life,” the coroner concluded.
After being hospitalized, Heche fell right into a coma and was declared mind useless, however she was saved on life help till her organs may very well be donated.