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Carrie Fisher had cocaine, heroin and ecstasy in her system, autopsy finds


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Carrie Fisher, who died last December, had a mix of drugs in her system when she became ill on a flight last year.

The Associated Press reported that Fisher had cocaine, heroin and ecstasy in her system, although it's unclear what impact the substances might have had on her death.

"At this time the significance of cocaine cannot be established in this case," the full autopsy report, released Monday, states.

The findings also surmise that Fisher had taken the cocaine three days before had suffered a heart attack on a transatlantic flight on Dec. 23. She died four days later. While heroin is detectable in the system for a period of time after ingesting, it's unclear when that and the ecstasy were taken.

The results come from toxicology screenings that were taken when Fisher arrived at the hospital.

Los Angeles County coroners had previously stated drug use was a factor in the actress's death. Specifically, the autopsy said it was due to a combination of factors including sleep apnea and "other conditions: atherosclerotic heart disease, drug use."

"Ms. Fisher suffered what appeared to be a cardiac arrest on the airplane accompanied by vomiting and with a history of sleep apnea. Based on the available toxicological information, we cannot establish the significance of the multiple substances that were detected in Ms. Fisher's blood and tissue, with regard to the cause of death," the report stated.

Fisher had been open about her struggles with drug addiction and mental illness, including bipolar disorder. She had stated she was on medication to treat that condition.

"My mom battled drug addiction and mental illness her entire life. She ultimately died of it. She was purposefully open in all of her work about the social stigmas surrounding these diseases," Fisher's daughter, Billie Lourd, said in a statement given to People Magazine.

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Carrie Fisher through the years

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  • Debbie Reynolds and Eddie Fisher
    (Original Caption) Debbie Reynolds-Eddie Fisher with daughter Carrie Frances born October 21, 1956' (Photo by George Rinhart/Corbis via Getty Images)
  • Actor Eddie Fisher and His Young Children
    (Original Caption) Hollywood: Eddie Fisher holds his two children, Todd 1, and Carrie, 2, (R), while shopping for toys just before his departure for Las Vegas and a possible rendezvous with actress Elizabeth Taylor. Fisher has not been photographed with the children born to his ex-wife, Debbie Reynolds, since September 1958.
  • Debbie Reynolds
    12th February 1972: American actress Debbie Reynolds with her daughter Carrie Fisher. (Photo by Dove/Evening Standard/Getty Images)
  • Photo of Carrie Fisher
    UNSPECIFIED - CIRCA 1970: Photo of Carrie Fisher Photo by Michael Ochs Archives/Getty Images
  • On the set of Star Wars: Episode IV - A New Hope
    American actress Carrie Fisher on the set of Star Wars: Episode IV - A New Hope written, directed and produced by Georges Lucas. (Photo by Sunset Boulevard/Corbis via Getty Images)
  • On the set of Star Wars: Episode V - The Empire Strikes Back
    American actors Carrie Fisher and Harrison Ford on the set of Star Wars: Episode V - The Empire Strikes Back directed by Irvin Kershner. (Photo by Lucasfilm/Sunset Boulevard/Corbis via Getty Images)
  • 31st Annual Golden Apple Awards
    Carrie Fisher at the Waldorf Astoria in New York City, New York (Photo by Ron Galella/WireImage)
  • Mark Hamill and Carrie Fisher
    Star Wars trilogy costars Mark Hamill and Carrie Fisher. (Photo by Lynn Goldsmith/Corbis/VCG via Getty Images)
  • Giorgio Armani Fashion Show - September 19, 1980
    Peter Weller and Carrie Fisher during Giorgio Armani Fashion Show - September 19, 1980 at RCA Promenade in New York City, New York, United States. (Photo by Ron Galella/WireImage)
  • Harrison Ford and Carrie Fisher on Fifth Ave outside The Pla
    UNITED STATES - CIRCA 2002: Harrison Ford and Carrie Fisher on Fifth Ave outside The Plaza hotel. They were in town for the movie 'Star Wars.' (Photo by Richard Corkery/NY Daily News Archive via Getty Images)
  • Carrie Fisher
    Carrie Fisher -- Carrie Fisher played photographer last night at xenon. For most of this year she played Princess Lea (check Sp) in revenge of the Jedi, The final movie in the star wars Triogy. She was quiet about the out Come of the movie, June 03, 1982. (Photo by Vernon Shibla/New York Post Archives / (c) NYP Holdings, Inc. via Getty Images)
  • Paul Simon and Carrie Fisher Wedding - August 16, 1983
    Paul Simon and Carrie Fisher at the Paul Simon's Central Park West Apartment in New York City, New York (Photo by Ron Galella/WireImage)
  • Carrie Fisher
    NEW YORK - AUGUST 28: American actress, novelist and screenwriter Carrie Fisher poses for a portrait on August 28,1987 in New York City, New York. (Photo by Catherine McGann/Getty Images)
  • CA.Apla96.#1.GF. David Geffen (left) & Carrie Fisher dance at afterparty following Commitment to Li
    CA.Apla96.#1.GF. David Geffen (left) & Carrie Fisher dance at afterÂparty following Commitment to Life benefit held at Universal Ampitheatre Thursday niteÂÂHiggins story (Photo by Gary Friedman/Los Angeles Times via Getty Images)
  • Carrie Fisher is on hand at Avery Fisher Hall for the Film S
    UNITED STATES - MAY 03: Carrie Fisher is on hand at Avery Fisher Hall for the Film Society of Lincoln Center's gala tribute to Mike Nichols. (Photo by Richard Corkery/NY Daily News Archive via Getty Images)
  • Stateside Los Angeles Premiere - Arrivals
    Carrie Fisher during 'Stateside' Los Angeles Premiere - Arrivals at The Crest Theatre in Westwood, California, United States. (Photo by Jon Kopaloff/FilmMagic)
  • Carrie Fisher Book Signing In Santa Monica, United States On January 20, 2005.
    UNITED STATES - JANUARY 20: Carrie Fisher book signing in Santa Monica, United States on January 20, 2005 - Carrie Fisher and her book 'The Best Awful' at the Barnes & Nobel bookstore, California. (Photo by Mike FANOUS/Gamma-Rapho via Getty Images)
  • 33rd AFI Life Achievement Award - A Tribute to George Lucas - Show
    HOLLYWOOD - JUNE 09: (L-R) Actors Mark Hamill, Carrie Fisher and Harrison Ford speak onstage during the 33rd AFI Life Achievement Award tribute to George Lucas at the Kodak Theatre on June 9, 2005 in Hollywood, California. (Photo by Kevin Winter/Getty Images)
  • 33rd AFI Life Achievement Award - A Tribute to George Lucas - Dinner
    HOLLYWOOD - JUNE 09: Actors Mark Hamill and Carrie Fisher pose at the dinner during the 33rd AFI Life Achievement Award tribute to George Lucas at the Kodak Theatre on June 9, 2005 in Hollywood, California. (Photo by Amanda Edwards/Getty Images)
  • USA - Carrie Fisher - "Wishful Drinking" at Geffen Playhouse
    Actress Carrie Fisher poses during a dress rehearsal of her play 'Wishful Drinking,' at the Geffen Playhouse in Westwood. (Photo by Axel Koester/Corbis via Getty Images)
  • Century City, CA. Actress & author Carrie Fisher will be one of the judges on Fox's reality competi
    Century City, CA. Actress & author Carrie Fisher will be one of the judges on Fox's reality competition 'On the Lot' which sought submissions from aspiring filmmakers, selecting 50 to appear on the show. These semiÂfinalists will discover the magic of moviemaking when they are brought to Los Angeles to visit a realÂlife film set for the first time and must endure a rigorous Hollywood Boot Camp, says the Fox website. Carrie Fisher, one of the judges talks about the movie biz, and, perhaps, the show for a sunday Q&A at the Intercontinental Hotel in Century City. (Photo by Al Seib/Los Angeles Times via Getty Images)
  • Carrie Fisher Portrait Shoot In Sydney
    SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA - OCTOBER 11: American Actress, Carrie Fisher poses for a portrait during her 'Wishful Drinking' tour at the Sydney Observatory Hotel on October 11, 2010 in Sydney, Australia. (Photo by Brendon Thorne/Getty Images)
  • HBO "Wishful Drinking" Los Angeles Premiere - Red Carpet
    HOLLYWOOD, CA - DECEMBER 07: Actress Carrie Fisher arrives at the premiere of HBO's documentary 'Wishful Drinking' at Linwood Dunn Theater at the Pickford Center for Motion Study on December 7, 2010 in Hollywood, California. (Photo by Michael Caulfield/WireImage)
  • 4th Annual Logo "NewNowNext Awards" 2011 - Arrivals
    HOLLYWOOD, CA - APRIL 07: Actress Carrie Fisher arrives at the 4th Annual Logo's 'NewNowNext Awards' 2011 at Avalon on April 7, 2011 in Hollywood, California. (Photo by Frazer Harrison/Getty Images)
  • 2011 Silver Hill Hospital Gala
    NEW YORK, NY - NOVEMBER 03: (L-R) Actress and author Carrie Fisher with daughter Billie Lourd attend the 2011 Silver Hill Hospital gala at Cipriani 42nd Street on November 3, 2011 in New York City. (Photo by Ilya S. Savenok/FilmMagic)
  • Today
    TODAY -- Pictured: Carrie Fisher appears on NBC News' 'Today' show (Photo by Charles Sykes/NBC/NBCU Photo Bank via Getty Images)
  • Comedy Central Roast Of Roseanne Barr - Show
    HOLLYWOOD, CA - AUGUST 04: Actress Carrie Fisher speaks onstage during the Comedy Central Roast of Roseanne Barr at Hollywood Palladium on August 4, 2012 in Hollywood, California. (Photo by Kevin Winter/Getty Images)
  • The Midnight Mission Golden Heart Awards Gala - Arrivals
    BEVERLY HILLS, CA - SEPTEMBER 30: (L-R) Carrie Fisher and Mark Hamill attend the Midnight Mission Golden Heart awards gala at the Beverly Wilshire Hotel on September 30, 2014 in Beverly Hills, California. (Photo by Tibrina Hobson/Getty Images)
  • "Star Wars: The Force Awakens" - European Film Premiere - VIP Arrivals
    LONDON, ENGLAND - DECEMBER 16: Carrie Fisher attends the European Premiere of 'Star Wars: The Force Awakens' at Leicester Square on December 16, 2015 in London, England. (Photo by Dave J Hogan/Dave J Hogan/Getty Images)
  • PEOPLE-CARREIFISHER/HARRISONFORD
    Carrie Fisher poses for cameras as she arrives at the European Premiere of Star Wars, The Force Awakens in Leicester Square, London, December 16, 2015. REUTERS/Paul Hackett/File Photo
  • 54th New York Film Festival - "Bright Lights" Photo Call
    NEW YORK, NY - OCTOBER 10: Actress Carrie Fisher attends the 54th New York Film Festival 'Bright Lights' screening at Alice Tully Hall on October 10, 2016 in New York City. (Photo by CJ Rivera/FilmMagic)

Carrie Fisher's best red carpet moments

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  • Carrie Fisher Sighting at Chasen's Restaurant in Beverly Hills - April 8, 1975
    Carrie Fisher during Carrie Fisher Sighting at Chasen's Restaurant in Beverly Hills - April 8, 1975 at Chasen's Restaurant in Beverly Hills, California, United States. (Photo by Ron Galella/WireImage)
  • Carrie Fisher and Paul Simon Sighting in London - May 2, 1978
    Carrie Fisher and Paul Simon (Photo by Tom Wargacki/WireImage)
  • Paul Simon and Carrie Fisher
    NEW YORK, NY - CIRCA 1980: Paul Simon and Carrie Fisher circa 1980 in New York City. (Photo by Robin Platzer/IMAGES/Getty Images)
  • Giorgio Armani Fashion Show
    NEW YORK CITY - SEPTEMBER 16: Carrie Fisher attends Giorgio Armani Fashion Show on September 16, 1980 at the RCA Promenade in New York City. (Photo by Ron Galella, Ltd./WireImage)
  • 35th Annual SHARE Boomtown Party - May 21, 1988
    Dr. Arnold Klein and Carrie Fisher (Photo by Ron Galella, Ltd./WireImage)
  • Carrie & Todd Fisher Attend An Event
    LOS ANGELES - CIRCA 1989: Brother and sister actors Carrie Fisher and Todd Fisher pose for a portrait at an event in circa 1989 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Maureen Donaldson/Michael Ochs Archives/Getty Images)
  • 5th Annual American Cinematheque Ball Honoring Ron Howard
    Carrie Fisher during 5th Annual American Cinematheque Ball Honoring Ron Howard at Century Plaza Hotel in Century City, CA, United States. (Photo by Ron Galella/WireImage)
  • New Yorker-Tina Brown All Movie Issue Party
    Gore Vidal and Carrie Fisher during New Yorker-Tina Brown All Movie Issue Party at Bel-Air Hotel in Bel-Air, California, United States. (Photo by Jim Smeal/WireImage)
  • 1995 John Huston Award
    Carrie Fisher during Artists Rights Foundation Honors Steven Spielberg with 1995 John Huston Award at Beverly Wilshire Hotel in Beverly Hills, California, United States. (Photo by SGranitz/WireImage)
  • "Stealing Beauty" Beverly Hills Premiere
    Carrie Fisher during 'Stealing Beauty' Beverly Hills Premiere at Cecchi Gori Fine Arts Theatre in Beverly Hills, California, United States. (Photo by SGranitz/WireImage)
  • Third Annual Premiere Women in Hollywood Luncheon
    BEVERLY HILLS, CA - DECEMBER 2: Actress Beverly D'Angelo, actress Carrie Fisher and actress Holly Hunter attend the Third Annual Premiere Women in Hollywood Luncheon on December 2, 1996 at the Four Seasons Hotel in Beverly Hills, California. (Photo by Ron Galella, Ltd./WireImage)
  • "Star Wars" 20th Anniversary Screening
    WESTWOOD, CA - JANUARY 18: Actress Carrie Fisher and actress Sharon Stone attend the 'Star Wars' 20th Anniversary Screening on January 18, 1997 at Mann Village Theatre in Westwood, California. (Photo by Ron Galella, Ltd./WireImage)
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    384639 01: 6/8/98 Westwood, CA. Carrie Fisher at the premiere of 'Six Days, Seven Nights.' (Photo by Brenda Chase/Liaison)
  • 22nd Annual Women In Film Crystal Awards - June 19, 1998
    Carrie Fisher during 22nd Annual Women In Film Crystal Awards - June 19, 1998 at Century Plaza Hotel in Los Angeles, California, United States. (Photo by Ron Galella/WireImage)
  • PREMIERE OF 'THE LION KING 2: SIMBA'S PRIDE' IN LA
    (Original Caption) Carrie Fisher arrives. (Photo by Frank Trapper/Corbis via Getty Images)
  • PREMIERE OF 'TARZAN' IN LOS ANGELES
    (Original Caption) Arrival of Carrie Fisher with her daughter. (Photo by Frank Trapper/Corbis via Getty Images)
  • 'PASSPORT 99' RECEPTION IN SANTA MONICA
    (Original Caption) Cindy Crawford, Earwin 'Magic' Johnson and Carrie Fisher. (Photo by Frank Trapper/Corbis via Getty Images)
  • Handgun Violence
    Paul Mazursky & Carrie Fisher during Center to Prevent Handgun Violence Dinner at Pickford Estate in Beverly Hills, California, United States. (Photo by SGranitz/WireImage)
  • 2000 Life Achievement Award
    Carrie Fisher during American Film Institute Honors Harrison Ford with 2000 Lifetime Achievement Award at Beverly Hilton Hotel in Beverly Hills, California, United States. (Photo by SGranitz/WireImage)
  • 11th Annual GLAAD Media Awards
    Carrie Fisher during 11th Annual GLAAD Media Awards at Century Plaza Hotel in Los Angeles, California, United States. (Photo by SGranitz/WireImage)
  • Ron Galella Archive - File Photos
    Actress Carrie Fisher and Producer David Geffen attend the Beverly Hills Premiere of 'A Time to Kill' on July 9, 1996 at Academy Theatre in Beverly Hills, California. (Photo by Ron Galella, Ltd./WireImage)
  • 2002 Golden Hearts Awards to benefit the Midnight Mission
    Carrie Fisher (Photo by Jean-Paul Aussenard/WireImage)
  • amfAR's "Honoring With Pride" Benefit
    Carrie Fisher during amfAR's 'Honoring With Pride' Benefit at Chelsea Piers in New York City, New York, United States. (Photo by J. Vespa/WireImage)
  • Cirque du Soleil Presents Its Latest Touring Production, "Varekai"
    Carrie Fisher during Cirque du Soleil Presents Its Latest Touring Production, 'Varekai' at Staples Center in Los Angeles, California, United States. (Photo by SGranitz/WireImage)
  • City Of Lights Gala
    BEVERLY HILLS, CA - MAY 20: Actor and author, Carrie Fisher attends the 38th Annual City of Lights Gala at the Beverly Hilton Hotel on May 20, 2004 in Beverly Hills, California. Actor Carrie Fisher was honored at the event. (Photo by Frederick M. Brown/Getty Images).
  • Undiscovered Los Angeles Premiere - Red Carpet
    Pell James and Carrie Fisher during 'Undiscovered' Los Angeles Premiere - Red Carpet at Egyptian Theatre in Los Angeles, California, United States. (Photo by J.Sciulli/WireImage for LIONSGATE)
  • Backstage At The Geffen Playhouse Annual Gala
    WESTWOOD, CA - MAY 1: Actress Carrie Fisher arrives at the Geffen Playhouse for Backstage at the Geffen Playhouse's Annual Gala featuring a star-studded lineup of celebrity performers and VIP guests celebrating the Geffen's past and present in the newly renovated Geffen Playhouse on May 1, 2006 in Westwood, California. (Photo by John M. Heller/Getty Images)
  • Celebrity Roast Of Jane Fonda At The Georgia Aquarium
    ATLANTA, GA - JUNE 1: Actress Carrie Fisher (R) embraces her mother Debbie Reynolds while walking down the red carpet to participate in 'Jane. Well Done. A Celebrity Roast of Jane Fonda' event at the Georgia Aquarium, June 1, 2006 in Atlanta, Georgia. The event benefits the Georgia Campaign for Adolescent Pregnancy Prevention. (Photo by Erik Lesser/Getty Images)
  • Comedy Central Roast Of William Shatner - Arrivals
    STUDIO CITY, CA - AUGUST 13: Actress Carrie Fisher arrives at the Comedy Central Roast of William Shatner held at CBS Radford Studios on August 13, 2006 in Studio City, California. (Photo by Kevin Winter/Getty Images)
  • 2007 FOX UpFront - Arrivals
    Carrie Fisher (Photo by Dimitrios Kambouris/WireImage)
  • Carrie Fisher Dons Her PJs to Host Pajama Program's Obama Pajama Party Inauguration Charity Ball to Benefit Children in Need - Red Carpet
    WASHINGTON - JANUARY 18: Author Nikki Grimes attends Pajama Program's Obama Pajama Party Inauguration Charity Ball to Benefit Children in Need at Ronald Reagan Building on January 18, 2009 in Washington , D.C. (Photo by Ilya Dreyvitser/WireImage for Pajama Program)
  • HBO's Documentary "Wishful Drinking" - Los Angeles Premiere - Arrivals
    Carrie Fisher arrives for the 'Wishful Drinking' - Los Angeles Premiere at Linwood Dunn Theater at the Pickford Center for Motion Study on December 7, 2010 in Hollywood, California. (Photo by Jonathan Leibson/FilmMagic)
  • Premiere Of Warner Bros. "Hall Pass" - Red Carpet
    LOS ANGELES, CA - FEBRUARY 23: Actress Carrie Fisher (R) arrives to the premiere of Warner Bros. Pictures' 'Hall Pass' on February 23, 2011 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Alberto E. Rodriguez/Getty Images)
  • 2011 Silver Hill Hospital Gala
    NEW YORK, NY - NOVEMBER 03: Carrie Fisher attends the 2011 Silver Hill Hospital gala at Cipriani 42nd Street on November 3, 2011 in New York City. (Photo by Andy Kropa/Getty Images)
  • The 40th Annual Daytime Emmy Awards - Show
    BEVERLY HILLS, CA - JUNE 16: Actress Carrie Fisher speaks onstage during the 40th Annual Daytime Emmy Awards at the Beverly Hilton Hotel on June 16, 2013 in Beverly Hills, California. 23774_001_2260.JPG (Photo by Michael Buckner/WireImage)
  • Debbie Reynolds Hosts Gala And VIP/Celebrity & Press Preview Reception Of Her Final Hollywood Motion Picture Collection Auction
    NORTH HOLLYWOOD, CA - MAY 14: (L-R) Carrie Fisher and Debbie Reynolds attend the all-star gala and press preview of Profiles in History's Debbie Reynolds-The Auction Finale at Debbie Reynolds's Dance Studio on May 14, 2014 in North Hollywood, California. (Photo by Earl Gibson III/WireImage)
  • The Midnight Mission's 100 Year Anniversary Golden Heart Gala
    BEVERLY HILLS, CA - SEPTEMBER 30: Actress Carrie Fisher attends the Midnight Mission's 100 year anniversary Golden Heart Gala held at the Beverly Wilshire Four Seasons Hotel on September 30, 2014 in Beverly Hills, California. (Photo by Tommaso Boddi/WireImage)
  • 21st Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards - Press Room
    LOS ANGELES, CA - JANUARY 25: Honoree Debbie Reynolds (L) and actress Carrie Fisher pose in the press room at the 21st Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards at The Shrine Auditorium on January 25, 2015 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Steve Granitz/WireImage)
  • The US-Ireland Alliance Pre-Academy Awards Honors Event
    SANTA MONICA, CA - FEBRUARY 19: Actress Carrie Fisher attends the US-Ireland Alliance Pre-Academy Awards Honors event at Bad Robot on February 19, 2015 in Santa Monica, California. (Photo by Paul Archuleta/FilmMagic)
  • Academy of Motion Picture Arts And Sciences' 7th Annual Governors Awards - Arrivals
    HOLLYWOOD, CA - NOVEMBER 14: Actress Carrie Fisher attends the 7th annual Governors Awards at The Ray Dolby Ballroom at Hollywood & Highland Center on November 14, 2015 in Hollywood, California. (Photo by Jason LaVeris/FilmMagic)
  • "Star Wars: The Force Awakens" - European Film Premiere - Red Carpet Arrivals
    LONDON, ENGLAND - DECEMBER 16: Carrie Fisher attends the European Premiere of 'Star Wars: The Force Awakens' at Leicester Square on December 16, 2015 in London, England. (Photo by Karwai Tang/WireImage)
  • "Mademoiselle (Agassi/The Handmaiden)" - Red Carpet Arrivals - The 69th Annual Cannes Film Festival
    CANNES, FRANCE - MAY 14: Carrie Fisher and her dog Gary attend the 'Mademoiselle (Agassi/The Handmaiden)') Premiere at the annual 69th Cannes Film Festival at Palais des Festivals on May 14, 2016 in Cannes, France. (Photo by Stephane Cardinale - Corbis/Corbis via Getty Images)
  • 54th New York Film Festival - "Bright Lights" Photo Call
    NEW YORK, NY - OCTOBER 10: Actress Carrie Fisher attends the 54th New York Film Festival 'Bright Lights' screening at Alice Tully Hall on October 10, 2016 in New York City. (Photo by CJ Rivera/FilmMagic)

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