Simon Monjack 'Ridiculously Upset' By Brittany Murphy Coroner's Report

ETonline, Thursday, February 4, 2010, 5:58pm (PST)
  • Brittany Murphy's husband Simon Monjack is reportedly upset with coroner's findings released Thursday about his late wife's death. reports that Monjack said he was "ridiculously upset" by the report, also saying, "Everything [surprised me and Brittany's mom about the report]…I expected [the cause of death] to be her heart."

    Monjack and Murphy's mother Sharon had expressed earlier that they thought Murphy died due to her congenital heart murmur and shut down rumors that the star took illegal drugs, says the mag.

    According to People, Monjack was "surprised" by the findings, which indicated that Murphy died of pneumonia complicated by an iron deficiency, anemia and multiple drug intoxication. The drugs in her system were reportedly over-the-counter and prescription. The death is listed as an "accident."

    "She wasn't coughing up," he said, adding that Murphy did not seem sick the day she died. "I've had pneumonia and coughed up handfuls of spittle. So yeah, everything surprised us, everything."

    Monjack also said of the coroner's findings, "Case closed…As the coroner said, there's no foul play."

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