The L.A. County Coroner revealed Anne Heche cause of death on Wednesday. The actress most likely perished as a result of the fire that started when her car collided with a Los Angeles residence earlier this month. “Inhalation and heat damage” are stated as Anne Heche’s cause of death. According to the coroner’s report, a “sternal fracture owing to blunt trauma” was another contributing reason. On Sunday, nine days after colliding with a house in L.A.’s Mar Vista area and igniting a major fire, Heche had her life support system turned off.
Anne Heche Cause of Death Explained
According to the Los Angeles County Medical Examiner-Coroner, Anne Heche cause of death is “smoke inhalation and thermal burns.” It was determined that her death was an accident. A sternal fracture brought on by blunt trauma was listed in the report as another “significant ailment” that contributed to her demise. Last week in West Los Angeles, Heche was hurt when her automobile jumped a curb, collided with a house, and caught fire.
She was in critical condition when she was brought to the hospital. Anne Heche Receives Tributes From Coworkers, Friends, & Fans Heche’s family decided to remove her from life support on Thursday after she was determined to be brain dead and any usable organs had been given. Sunday night, her heart stopped pumping.
The Grossman Burn Center at West Hills Hospital and Medical Center certified her brain dead on August 11, which is when the coroner’s office assigned her death date. The precise organ or organs that were donated were unknown.
The following statement was made public by her family and friends:
We have lost a shining example, a loving mother, a devoted friend, and a kind and joyous soul. Although Anne will be sorely missed, she continues to influence society through her endearing boys, her legendary body of work, and fierce activism. Her unwavering honesty and her willingness to spread a message of acceptance and love will have a lasting impact.
The Los Angeles Police Department announced in a statement obtained by People that “as of today, there will be no more investigative efforts made in this case.” Before this turn of events, any records or information that was sought would still be formally collected as it arrives and added to the investigation. When a person charged with a crime dies, we don’t present for file review.