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LOS ANGELES (KTLA) -- The L.A. County Coroner says conservative blogger Andrew Breitbart died of a heart attack stemming from coronary disease.
Breitbart, whose posting of a sexually explicit photo of U.S. Rep. Anthony Weiner led to the congressman's downfall, died in March.
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.
"It looks like a heart attack, but no one knows until" an autopsy is done.
Breitbart had a history of heart problems, according to the Associated Press.
It is not known if his heart condition, which was reportedly diagnosed last year, contributed to his death.
Breitbart died March 1 at Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center after collapsing as he was walking his dog near his Brentwood home.
"He was walking near the house somewhere....
The statement on Breitbart's website Thursday included a portion of the new conclusion he wrote to his book, "Righteous Indignation":
"I love my job. I love fighting for what I believe in. I love having fun while doing it. I love reporting stories that the Complex refuses to report. I love fighting back, I love finding allies, and -- famously -- I enjoy making enemies.
Originally posted by Afterthought
reply to post by burntheships
I find it strange that a complete autopsy hadn't been completed yet. There's been more than enough time.
What are they waiting for?