December 31, 2009 13:50

Eminem's '8 Mile' co-star Brittany Murphy's death certificate released

Mystery still surrounds the death of the Hollywood star

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'8 Mile' actress Brittany Murphy's death certificate has been released but has not revealed the cause of her death.

The star, who appeared alongside Eminem in the box office smash, is thought to have died following a cardiac arrest but the cause of her death is "deferred" on the certificate released by the Los Angeles County Coroner.

The manner of death possibilities include accidental, natural homicide, suicide and undetermined but the Los Angeles Coroner's office is still awaiting toxicology and tissue tests before determining the exact cause, reports the Daily Mirror.

The actress died at the Hollywood Hills home she shared with her husband, British screenwriter Simon Monjack on December 20.

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