Carrie Fisher's Sleep Apnea Contributed To Her Death, Coroner Reports : The Two-WayLos Angeles County report leaves the cause of death undetermined, but also points to heart disease and Fisher's drug use as contributing to her death in December.
Actors Mark Hamill (from left), Carrie Fisher and Harrison Ford on the set of Star Wars: Episode IV — A New Hope.
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Carrie Fisher (right) with her mother and fellow actor, Debbie Reynolds, in February 1972.
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Carrie Fisher (second from right), who played Princess Leia in the movie Star Wars, is pictured with co-stars (left to right) Harrison Ford, who played Han Solo; Anthony Daniels, who played C-3P0; and Peter Mayhew, who played Chewbacca the Wookiee, as they take a break from filming a television special in 1978.
Carrie Fisher and singer-composer Paul Simon stand together at their apartment in New York during their wedding reception in 1983.
Carrie Fisher stars in Wishful Drinking, a one-woman show (and title of her best-selling memoir) in New York in 2009.
Characters from Star Wars join writer and director George Lucas (center) and actors Carrie Fisher and Mark Hamill at the world premiere of Star Wars Special Edition, in 1997.
Carrie Fisher and director George Lucas pose at the dinner during the 33rd AFI Life Achievement Award tribute to Lucas in 2005.
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Carrie Fisher and her dog Gary Fisher sign copies of her new book The Princess Diarist at Barnes & Noble in Los Angeles in November 2016.
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Carrie Fisher (right) presents her mother, Debbie Reynolds, with the Screen Actors Guild life achievement award at the 21st annual Screen Actors Guild Awards in 2015.
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A number of factors contributed to actress Carrie Fisher's death in December, the Los Angeles County coroner's office reported late Friday, including sleep apnea and heart disease. The statement also mentions drug use but doesn't specify which drugs or how long ago they were taken.