Brittany Murphy: Autopsy Has Begun

Posted Monday December 21, 2009 4:43 PM GMT

Despite the wishes of her husband Simon Monjack, the Los Angeles County Coroner has begun an autopsy examination on the late Brittany Murphy's body.

According to a report, Murphy was feeling very ill prior to her passing and was taking multiple prescription medications for her ailment.

Furthermore, inside sources have revealed that there were many different prescription medications found inside Murphy’s home, which was once owned by Britney Spears.

Brittany passed away yesterday morning (December 20) after her mother found her in the bathtub and paramedics were unable to revive her.

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