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Brittany Murphy Autopsy Report Details Leaked: Powerful Drugs Found, Coroner's Office Investigating

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LOS ANGELES (CBS/AP) Los Angeles coroner's officials are looking into how details of an investigator's report on Brittany Murphy's death were allegedly leaked to celebrity Web site TMZ.

Photo: Brittany Murphy Nov. 26, 2006 in London.

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Assistant Chief Coroner Ed Winter says he doesn't know how the Web site apparently obtained the confidential report.

TMZ's report stated the investigator, who is only identified by last name, noted numerous bottles of prescription medications including powerful anti-anxiety drugs Klonopin and Ativan and addictive pain medications, Vicoprofen and Hydrocodone, were found in Murphy's name at the Hollywood Hills home where she collapsed Sunday.

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The 32-year-old actress died after suffering cardiac arrest Sunday. Winter says coroner's officials are looking into whether the "Girl, Interrupted" star's death was due to natural causes, but also want to see the results of toxicology and tissue testing.

TMZ declined to comment on how it obtained the report.

Winter says he couldn't confirm details about the TMZ report because he hadn't yet seen the form that lists the medications taken from Murphy's home.

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