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Brittany Murphy was poisoned, dad says

In this undated photo provided by Universal Studios, actress Brittany Murphy portrays "Alex" in the movie "8 Mile." There are new claims by her family that the actress, who died in 2009, was poisoned. (AP photo)
November 19, 2013 12:19:52 PM PST
There are new questions in the death of actress Brittany Murphy. The original coroner's report said she died of natural causes but, according to ABC News, a new toxicology test indicates she may have been poisoned.

Murphy's father told Good Morning America that there was something suspicious about his daughter's death.

"I have a feeling there's definitely a murder situation here," Murphy's father, Angelo Bertolotti, told GMA. "It's poison."

Murphy was found unconscious in her LA home back in 2009 and died soon after. The coroner noted the death was from acquired pneumonia, iron deficiency anemia and that she was weakened by her perscription medication. But in court papers filed by her father, he points out the coroner never tested her hair.

Then five months later, Murphy's husband died under similar conditions.

And now a new toxicology report ordered by Murphy's father reveals results that may support his claim.

The rest of the story from ABCNews.com


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