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Heath Ledger's Autopsy Inconclusive

Heath Ledger's Autopsy Inconclusive

An autopsy on Heath Ledger was inconclusive and more tests are needed, reports The Associated Press.

10 days are needed to complete the investigation, said Ellen Borakove, a spokeswoman for the medical examiner.

Just yesterday, the 28-year-old actor was found dead with sleeping pills nearby.

Carla Williams, the mother of Heath‘s former fiancee Michelle Williams, was spotted in Brooklyn earlier this morning. She was seen leaving the apartment that Michelle shared with Heath and their 2-year-old daughter, Matilda Rose, before the couple separated this past September.

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  • Jackie

    My deepest sympathy to Michelle and her daughter. What a shame! So so sad. I am crying.

  • couper

    Hopefully they find out why soon…. Poor Michelle

  • [marie]

    RIP Heath…

  • breanna


  • Coffee

    I am not a fan of him and have only seen “Brokeback Mountain” but his death really touches me. So sorry for his family and friends. Hope it was an accident because if it was a suicide it might be even harder for the ones who loved him to cope with his death plus the guilt of not seeing it coming! He was just my age, so sad he had to go so early! Rest in peace, sleep tight, Heath!

  • melissa

    You will be missed!
    Thank you for your movies,
    you were such a talented person.

    May you rest in peace!


  • Aisling

    I’m trying so hard not to watch/read everything that comes up on Ledger, but it’s not working. He was such a great talent; would’ve been one of the greats. As a mother to three, my heart is broken for his daughter who will never know him as she should have.

  • MMM

    I am still in shock over this. Poor Michelle (and Mathilda), I believe that they were still deeply in love with eachother. They seemed like “soulmates” as cheesy as that sounds.

  • http://yahoo Yes

    RIP HL. Too sad.

  • smdwh

    so sad, I hope the family is okay

  • Yasmine

    Ohh :/ It’s the amazing actor . F0REVER . … SO .. ! it’s just … : S

  • Tays

    R.I.P Heath! Thoughts to your family and especially Matilda ! =( xXx

  • Helena

    I still refuse to believe he’s dead. :(

  • mariana

    RIP Heath. It’s just such a sad thing , and when i heard i just couldn’t believe it was truth! my heart goesw out to michelle, matilda, and the ledger family, people who must be sofering so damn hard right now. i hope they find out soon the reason why he died, and i hope they see that Heath was more than just an actor, that he was the inspiration for a lot of teen, so rest in peace, sleep tight, and i’m sure you’ll be watching the people you love from above.

    a very, very sad lost. RIP !

  • Keyla

    He was so young……
    So sad….
    I really hope the family is okay….
    May he R.I.P……

  • Madonna

    RIP Heath.

  • Jem

    This news really shocked me to the core. Such a terrible loss. I still can’t believe it. My deepest condolences to his friends and family.

  • sam

    I still can’t believe it… RIP.

  • Sina

    i’m thinking about michella and his daughter.. that’s so sad :( perhaps she has no memories at his dad :(

  • qwertypoiu79

    oh shit they took out his organs and everything, that’s terrible. autopsies are a desecration of the human body. just leave him alone

  • irma

    My thoughts & prayers goes out to him & to his family. What a tragedy. God bless his soul.

  • Sarie

    I will always remember him for singing “I Can’t Take My Eyes Off Of You”, that day he won my heart. RIP Heath.

  • island girl

    Yo Lylian – What was that about your diagnoses of pneumonia?

    No disrespect to Heath or his family – but you for making celebrities into these people who are worshipped and can do no wrong, can’t possibly have so much pain that they turn to drugs just to get some sleep.

    Told you last night that no one will know anything for 15 days and the family will say “accidental”, just like they did last night.

    So, may he rest in peace.

  • dANI – bRAZIL

    I’ Cant believe it , he was an incredible actor ,so talent …and now?
    God bless his soul , and his family to suporter this pain.
    In Brazil we are crying for this lost.

  • Amma

    It breaks my heart and still can’t believe that this lovely actor lately seen accessorizing with all kinds of colors is indeed gone… his ex-fiancee and the little girl who was seen riding on her father’s shoulders…

    Woke up and wanted someone to say its not true and that it was someone else but i guess not. Its such a tragedy to see such a young beautiful talented young actor die… I’ve seen ‘A Knght’s Tale’ and ‘Brokeback Mountain’ and I loved his acting and was touched by him as a person. The shocking part of all this is that he was just leading his life and pray so hard that it wasn’t a suicide but just an accident just so that the little girl ‘Matilda’ he left behind will remember his father and all the fun things he did with her…. We all knew him from afar as an actor we loved but I am still shocked to the core. I hope his soul rest in the perfect peace.

    Let us all not make hasty conclusions about his death…. actors are humans and not demi-gods….. They are as human as we all are and wish this day had never happened. I pray for strength for his little girl, ex-fiancee Michelle Williams, his pop and mom, sisters, family and all his friends and fans.

    Heath Ledger rest in peace…. your passing has indeed shook as all. You will always be remembered with fond memories of your great acting abilities, and your loved role as a father to little Matilda Rose.

    R.I.P, Heath…. We all love and miss you walking about on the streets of NY city



  • Didi

    elton john better f*ck off and not sing at his funeral.

  • neil

    Apparently there will be a protest by religious types who feel Heath’s death was deserved.

  • queenbutler

    ok # 27…random. I’m not going to pretend i know Heath, his family or friends or try to understand the pain they are experiencing but my thoughts are with them with greatest and highest of respect. May you all find peace in your hearts to carry on. Remember the good memories and share them with loved ones, especially Matilda.

  • island girl

    Did some reading at Lainey’s site. Interesting to follow his recent life through the eyes of a celeb blogger – looks the guy was struggling with reported use of substances and his personal life, well hidden at his request, looks like he was having problems in his relationships and that fatherhood didn’t change him all that much.

    A leopard can not change its colors. Quit making him out to be Beaver Cleaver. He was a man with problems, made money acting and died because he took too many pills. Sad, yes. But, it happens every day to people who won’t be on the cover of People magazine.

    Hope he is at peace and his family will find it eventually.

    No one knows what is going on in a man’s head to quote Famous!

  • affandy

    may you rest in peace, you are the best actor EVER!

  • Natalie

    I am still in shock… I can’t believe that this happened.

    Now, I never knew Heath personally got I can honestly say I cried over this. I honestly believe he lived his life as a good person, and loved his daughter so much. So it doesn’t make sense to me.

    All I can think about is that scene in 10 Things I Hate About You, when his character is dancing and singing “Can’t Take My Eyes Off Of You” on the bleachers. He was so young and full of life there… wow..

    I am deeply saddened by this… words really cant express.. and the world makes sense without him in it.

  • Helena


  • kuky

    So sad T_T:(

  • Didi

    #30 is the best post on this site.

  • Natalie

    Guys…please dont make negative comments about him. It is inappropriate.

    Just let people express themselves and show respect for him. Let him rest in peace.

  • i cant believe it!

  • Eli

    I’m sooo deeply sad.. i couldnt say anything ..crying all the time.
    Heath i love you my whole life!

  • Gbaby

    In the end the good things are remembered ; his talent and his love for his daughter.
    What, where, how and why is nobody’s business but his family’s.

  • queenbutler

    it’ s unbelievable what the wbc is up to.

  • Nika

    I’m shocked! I mean, I just can’t believe that Heath Ledger is dead! OMG – I have no words for that… Poor Matilda.. losing a father like this…

  • a realist

    My heart goes out to Michelle, that little baby girl, Matilda, and the rest of the Ledger family. Rest in Peace Heath.

  • Sandra

    It’s really sad. I remember how touched i was for his acting in Brokeback Mountain. I can’t believe it. RIP.

  • eloise

    #30 island girl

    #35 Didi

    You’re both callous B*TCHES!
    Get off these Heath threads.

  • mr. rez

    Very sad. He was great in Brokeback Mountain.
    I Just saw the teaser trailer for The Dark Knight, looks like another great performance by Heath-R.I.P.

  • mr. rez

    He was just beginning to be a really great actor too. His performance
    in Brokeback Mountain was pure method, like Brando.
    I’m sure his preformance as the Joker will be legandary!

  • krish

    i know this may not be Hollywood or sensational enough for many people, but they say he had pneumonia. For anyone who’s been in New York City the past couple of days, it has been so bitterly cold. Just speculation but that may be the cause of death, something like hypothermia. But people will continue to focus on the drugs cuz that makes for better headlines. Whatever the cause, he was and always will be a great actor respected for the roles he chose and his thoughtful intelligence, but most of all for the good father and person that he was.

  • roro

    my condolences go out to the Ledger family out in Perth, Australia and also to Michelle and there 2 year old daughter who is now growing up without her very talented dad and also to all of Heath’s closest friends and family members.

    rest in peace
    heath andrew ledger
    april 4th, 1979 to January 22nd, 2008!

  • http://- Joanna (Poland)

    I feel very sorry for Michelle. She comes to NY and she probably feels lost. My heart goes out to her and her little daughter, for her and Healt’s family and friends. RIP HEALTH.

  • Laura

    Heath you will be missed and forever u shall live on in our hearts and minds. May you find peace on the other side. To Matilda may you find strength and wisdom in those darkest hours and days- You are loved
    and cared for .

    April 4, 1979 – January 22, 2008