Brittany Murphy’s sudden loss of life has continued to confuse followers, who wrestle to just accept that, at solely 32, the rising star died instantly of pneumonia. Her loss of life was thrown into an excellent bigger highlight when her husband, Simon Monjack, died solely 5 months later.
Brittany’s father, Angelo Bertolotti, struggled to just accept that his daughter died of pure causes, which is why he requested that her loss of life be investigated additional. He believed Brittany had been poisoned, and when he requested that one other post-mortem be finished, Brittany’s mom, Sharon Murphy, refused.
A brand new documentary from Discovery particulars the allegations of what actually occurred to the actress and options Angelo’s final public interview on his daughter’s loss of life. There are a number of questions that stay about Brittany’s loss of life — particularly what occurred to Brittany’s mother, Sharon.
Dr. Cyril Wecht, a well-established forensic pathologist and medical-legal guide, corresponded with Angelo on Brittany’s loss of life and spoke with Distractify about Angelo’s claims.
What occurred to Sharon Murphy?
It was incessantly questioned as as to whether or not Sharon had something to do with Brittany’s loss of life — and Simon’s loss of life so quickly after Brittany’s solely continued to throw this query into the sunshine. However Dr. Wecht would not imagine Sharon had something to do with Brittany’s loss of life.
“I do not imagine [Brittany and Simon’s deaths] are related within the sense that somebody murdered them. I do not suppose they’re related within the sense that Simon Monjack murdered his spouse after which dedicated suicide. I had no cause to imagine that. I do not imagine Sharon Murphy killed her daughter after which her son-in-law. I do not imagine any of that. No, under no circumstances,” Dr. Wecht mentioned.
He mentioned he absolutely believes each of them had underlying well being points that repeatedly went untreated, which was what led to their respective deaths.
However the place is Sharon now?
One of many potential causes of loss of life that was investigated included the potential presence of a sure sort of mildew in Brittany’s residence. Whereas there was no mildew discovered within the residence to counsel that was the reason for both Brittany or Simon’s deaths, Sharon sued her attornies in 2011, alleging they’d wrongfully suggested her to just accept a settlement from the house’s builders over undisclosed defects. She dropped this lawsuit two years later.
Additionally in 2011, Sharon offered the house for $2.7 million.
She continued to disclaim she had any involvement in Brittany’s loss of life and stopped responding to questions and reviews about it after a 2013 letter she wrote for The Hollywood Reporter.
“I’ve no selection now however to come back ahead within the face of inexcusable efforts to smear my daughter’s reminiscence by a person who could also be her organic father however was by no means an actual father to her in her lifetime,” Sharon wrote. “Angelo Bertolotti has relocated to California in his previous age to assert he’s right here for Brittany, as he by no means was in life. He has made outrageous statements over the previous few years, culminating on this newest insanity: that my darling daughter was murdered.”
She continued to defend her innocence, and acknowledged that she’s glad with the result of the investigation.
“We’ll by no means know for positive,” she wrote. “Nevertheless, we do know the Los Angeles County Coroner did intensive checks and located that she died of pure causes. And now she is an actual residing angel in heaven.”
Brittany Murphy: an ID Thriller airs on Discovery at 9 p.m. ET on Could 26.