Apr 20, 2012 6 Comments ›› Pat Dollard
(AP) LOS ANGELES LA coroner rules Breitbart died of heart failure - The Los Angeles County coroner’s office has ruled that conservative blogger and commentator Andrew Breitbart died of heart failure stemming from coronary disease.
Coroner spokesman Craig Harvey said Friday that a negligible amount of alcohol was found in Breitbart’s system but no prescription or illicit drugs.
Harvey says foul play is not suspected and the case has been closed.
Breitbart, 43, died March 2 at Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center after collapsing as he was walking his dog near his Brentwood home.
Los Angeles (CNN) — Andrew Breitbart, the conservative blogger whose posting of a sexually explicit photo of former U.S. Rep. Anthony Weiner led to the congressman’s downfall, died of heart failure, the Los Angeles County Coroner said in an autopsy report released Friday.
Breitbart, 43, died on March 1. The final cause of death was listed as heart failure, which was caused by Breitbart having an enlarged heart and some heart disease, said Chief Coroner Craig Harvey.
Breitbart had a small amount of alcohol in his system, but no prescription or illicit drugs were detected. No significant trauma was present and foul play is not suspected. A full report is expected to be available within two weeks.