Actor Corey Haim died from pneumonia complicated by an enlarged heart, bad lungs and narrowed blood vessels, while drugs found in his system played no role in his death, the Los Angeles County coroner said Tuesday.
Haim, 38, died from “community-acquired pneumonia” along with lung, heart and blood vessel problems, according to the autopsy report. [MSN]
Corey Haim Died of Natural Causes, Not From Drugs
“The pneumonia is what killed him,” Harvey said.
Haim was the star of 1980s films such as The Lost Boys, Lucas and License to Drive, but his career waned in the 1990s.[CBC]
Corey Haim died of pneumonia
Drugs found in Haim’s system included the cough-suppressant dextromethorphan; the antihistamine diphenhydramine; carisoprodol, a prescription muscle relaxant; the tranquilizers diazepam and meprobamate, which are found in Valium and other medications; and the antidepressants fluoxetine and olanzapine.