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Who Gave Anna Fatal Dose?

3/26/2007 12:17 PM PDT BY TMZ STAFF

SmithIt is unclear if Anna took the fatal drug cocktail that killed her on her own or if someone gave it to her.

In all, she was taking nine drugs, including Valium, Ativan, antihistamines and chloral hydrate. She was also taking muscle relaxers. But Dr. Perper says it was impossible to know if she took some or all of the drugs without assistance.

Smith was on a variety of pain medication, including methadone, but none of those meds had anything to do with Anna's death, this according to Dr. Perper.

There was no evidence of complications with surgery either, including Smith's recent C-section operation.

We also learned today that the "additional evidence" that delayed today's announcement was information contained in Anna's computer. TMZ is told that the laptop computer was actually owned by Howard K. Stern.

Stern gave authorities access to the computer. The laptop helped determine the manner of death. Authorities were looking to see if there were e-mails showing the possibility of suicide or homicide but neither were found.



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PUBLIC SAFETY IS AT STAKE    

This is the REAL question.

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Only in    

All you Howard haters were wrong. I love Howard and I want to have his baby

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Cindy    

HERE ANNA HAVE SOME DRUGS, THEY WILL MAKE YOU FEEL BETTER. EXPLAINED HKS

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4.

adrlau    

HER MOTHER & SON WERE THE ONLY REAL PEOPLE IN HER LIFE!!! WITH THAT SAID SUE #3 , YOU NEED TO GE ONE!!!

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rachel    

No one but Anna killed herself!

2664 days ago
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Michele    

She had liquids, not hard to make a murder cocktail now is it!

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Margie    

No Matter what the ME states, Stern is the reason she is dead, without him she could not have gotten all of those drugs. The clown video shows he didn't care about her drugs, only for the money he could bring in off of her!!! I hope the inquest into Daniel's death will catch him.

2664 days ago
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Loser O'Quinn    

Give a break... TMZ are you worried that your website will go back to what it was before the ANS phenomenon?

Now.... what will happen to the person who leaked most of the information to the reporter who told the world yesterday that it was an abscess and chloral hydrate overdose?? How did he get that info?

2664 days ago
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Cari7000    

If you believe she overdosed herself by giving herself injections to her own ass then you need a reality check.....

Howard has been witnessed by many giving her injections to her ass and Anna herself has admitted Howard does it. How do we know how much he was giving... more to the point how did Anna know....

What about the little duffle bag of meds.... seen by many.....

Come on... we KNOW who gave the fatal dose (s)

S T E R N

2664 days ago
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Cari7000    

Sue... be quiet... you silly cow !

2664 days ago
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Trish    



*********IMO - A GREAT DEAL OF PRESS CONFERENCE DOES NOT MAKE
SENSE!!!

For example: How would Anna be PHYSICALLY ABLE to inject
herself in her left buttock when she was right handed and how could
she refuse to go to hospital with a 105 degree temperature, which as
I understand at the point of 105 you would be not be MENTALLY ABLE to
refuse treatment???

EXCERPT FROM DR. PERPER PRESS CONFERENCE ON
3-26-2006 -

"Anna Nicole Smith injected a drug into her left buttock
days before her death. Dr. Joshua Perper announced when Anna Nicole
flew to Miami before she died, she was complaining of pain in her
left cheek.She developed chills as she went to the Hard Rock and
developed a fever of 105 degrees. She refused to go to the
hospital."

*********



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daeja    

ITS LIKE THIS THERE ARE SOLIDERS OVER IN THE WAR AND THEY MAKE MISTAKES SHOTTING OTHER SOLIDERS AN THEY GET CHARGED FOR AND [ACCIENTAL DEATH]
SOMEONE FEEDS ANNA NICOLE SMITH DRUGS OF ALL KINDS IN LESS THEN 24 HOURS AND NOONE GETS CHARGED,WHATS WRONGG WITH THIS PICTURE??
WHY SHOULD OUR SOLDIERS HAVE TO PAY FOR A CRIME THATS ACCDENTAL ?? MIND YOU THEY ARE SAVING ALL OUR ASSES BUT, 3 PEOPLE IN A HOTEL ROOM AND ONE ZONKED OUT HER BRIANS IF SHE HAD ANY LEFT COULDNT GIVE HERSELF THE DRUGS BUT SOMEONE ELSE DID WHOSE NAME WAS NOT ON THE PERSCRIPTION HAND ANS THE PILLS AND NOT BE CHARGED ??BUT YET A SOLIDER WHO IS OVER IN OUR WAR SHOOTING AND THE ALQUIDA RIDING IN THE WAR TRUCKS THE GUN ACCIDENTALY GOES OFF HITS ANOTHER SOLIDER HE DIES AND THE OTHER SOLDIER GETS CHARGED THIS EVEN THE SOLIDER WHO GOT SHOT HIS FAMILY IS 100 PERCENT BEHIND THE OTHER SOLIDER SO HE WONT BE CHARGED AND HKS THE NURSE AND THE BODYGUARD IS FREE IN THE GOOD OL US OF A LMFAO

2664 days ago
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barb9236    

Just don't understand why the Chief of Police Charlie Tiger says that no charges will be brought against Stern "as of Now". This just doesn't make sense. Hard to believe she injected herself if she was so sick she needed help to the bathroom.

2664 days ago
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Paris02    

See I told you dumb slut got her wish and died like Marilynn Monroe and I am sure just like Marilyn's death there will always be speculation as to whether she was murdered, accidental overdose, or sucide!

2664 days ago
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Mel    

9 drugs in a person...GIVE ME A BREAK...
SHAME ON PERPER & FLORIDA

IRS & BAHAMAS TAKE HIM DOWN>

http://ipjn.com/

Monday, March 26, 2007
Anna Nicole autopsy report: Much ado about nothing!

All the world’s a stage, and a small-town medical examiner will be strutting his hour upon it today to announce his autopsy report on Anna Nicole Smith…and then will be heard from no more. But am I the only one who thinks the Florida officials dealing with the death of Anna Nicole must be drinking (or smoking) something that induces eccentric, erratic and wholly narcissistic behavior?

First we were variously entertained and outraged by the PT-Barnum performance of Judge Larry Seidlin who spent 6 days auditioning for a TV show instead of taking 6 hours to arrive at the patently-obvious decision to have Anna Nicole buried in The Bahamas.

Then there was Judge Lawrence Korda who we thought had restored judicial knowledge, temperament and dignity to the Florida bench (by punting litigation about Anna Nicole’s Will and the paternity of her baby to California and The Bahamas, respectively). Therefore, imagine our shock, dismay…and hysterical laughter when news broke last week that he was arrested for blithely smoking weed on a park bench.

Which brings me to today’s media event starring Broward County Medical Examiner Dr Joshua Perper. Because who knew that Seidlin was just an understudy to Perper when it came to doing anything to extend his 15 minutes of Anna-Nicole infamy. But this is the plot twist that has the entire world now fixated on Perper.

After all, Perper had everything he needed to determine the cause and manner of Anna Nicole’s death weeks ago. Yet he made himself the ringmaster in a circus of pundits speculating about foul play when he delayed his autopsy report - purportedly to consider new evidence. And, this delay has been made all the more farcical given media reports, um, er, rumors that this alleged new evidence was related to the invariably nebulous thoughts and drug solicitations Anna Nicole typed into her computer during some of her drug-induced streams of consciousness. (Thoughts, incidentally, which are probably catalogued more authentically in her two diaries that were just sold for half million dollars.)

I am not a pathologist, and I’m not going to play one here. By the same token, however, Perper is not a detective and he should not be playing one on TV. But that’s precisely the role he’ll be playing this morning when he makes his contrived-for-TV (and thoroughly-anticlimactic) announcement. Namely, that:

Anna Nicole’s death was accidental. And, that she died from infections and other complications caused by the ingestion and/or injection of a cocktail of drugs, which was made fatal as much by her own carelessness as by the negligence of others, including Howard K. Stern, who failed to seek proper medical attention for her. Period!

Alas, anyone tuning to hear this wannabe detective announce murder charges against Howard K. Stern will be justifiably disappointed….


Inquest into death of her son Daniel in The Bahamas


Of more worthwhile interest for Anna-Nicole junkies and, I suspect, far more worrisome for Stern, is the inquest into the death of her son that is scheduled to open tomorrow in The Bahamas.

The court will take testimony from a number of witnesses, including the coroner and forensic pathologists to explain the cause (an ingestion of a more lethal cocktail of drugs in his case) and manner of death (an accident due to the unexpected but fatal chemical interaction of those drugs). Indeed, I suspect the most sensational findings will be that Stern facilitated the illegal transshipment of drugs into the country and perverted the course of justice by disposing incriminating evidence after the fact. Both of which, of course, are relatively serious crimes and would land him in jail - if found guilt as charged.

After all evidence is presented (and with 20-plus witnesses scheduled to testify, this could take two to three weeks), the 7 or 9 members of the jury will present their findings to the judge - who can reject, amend or present them as is to the prosecutors. They in turn can reject, amend or prosecute based on their discretion.

Accordingly, I predict (but don’t bet your kid’s lunch money on this) that the jury will return a verdict (by a majority) of criminal mischief against Stern with respect to the findings cited above; that he will be prosecuted; and that Stern will be found guilty and sentenced to spend a fair amount of time in our island paradise in far less accommodating confines than he has become accustomed to at the Horizons estate.

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