EXCLUSIVE: Marilyn Chambers Died of Natural Causes

May 18 2009, Published 1:11 p.m. ET

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A month after her autopsy was performed and deemed inconclusive, the cause of Marilyn Chambers’ sudden death has come to light. has learned exclusively that the adult film star died from a cerebral hemorrhage and aneurysm related to heart disease.

Chambers, whose real name was Marilyn Ann Taylor, was found dead at her Canyon Country, Calif., home on April 12. She skyrocketed to fame in 1972 as the star of the first widely released pornographic film Behind the Green Door.

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Toxicology reports also indicated the presence of two drugs- hydrocodone and Citalopram- in normally prescribed amounts in her system. Hydrocodone is found in Vicodin among other drugs and is most commonly used as an analgesic and cough suppressant. Citalopram is an antidepressent used to treat depression, mood disorders, and anxiety.

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