The blood test performed on actress Anne Heche “revealed the presence of drugs”revealed the Los Angeles Police (LAPD, for its acronym in English) to the media foxnews.
“Based on the blood draw, it revealed the presence of drugs, however, further testing is required to rule out any substance that was administered in hospital as part of your medical treatmentan LAPD public information officer said..
The American actress died this Friday from a severe brain injury from a traffic accident. The sad news was confirmed by his family, after announcing that life support would be withdrawn.
According to TMZI was done under the influence of cocaine and possibly fentanyl when he crashed his vehicle into a house in Mar Vista last Friday and started a fire.
The actress underwent a blood test upon being admitted to the hospital, where police sources told TMZ they found “cocaine” in his system.
“Right now, our main focus is medical treatment first, and then he will face criminal charges based on the toxicology results,” Lee had told Fox News Digital before his death.
According to the outlet, “fentanyl” was also found in his system, but further testing must be done to determine if the opioid was in his system at the time of the accident, as it is sometimes used as a pain medication in hospitals.
Heche had been officially declared brain dead and was taken off life support after sustaining a brain injury in the accident.according to their loved ones.
Heche, who was admitted to the West Hills Hospital Grossman Burn Center, north of Los Angeles, suffered a “serious anoxic brain injury” in the accident of August 5, according to a statement released Thursday night on behalf of his family and friends. This injury is caused by a sustained lack of oxygen to the brain.
“Sadly, due to her accident, Anne Heche suffered a severe anoxic brain injury and remains in a coma, in critical condition. not expected to survive”, they said from their inner circle.
“She has long since decided to donate her organs and is being kept on ventilators to determine if any are viable,” the statement said.