Officials planned to keep the details of Brittany Murphy's death classified until the official autopsy results were determined and could be released in 4-6 weeks.
Only someone apparently forgot to tell the biggest celeb news site. Now the L.A. County Coroner's Office wants to know how detailed report ended up on TMZ.
The site reported Monday that it had obtained notes laying out a timeline of Sunday morning of Murphy's death - and the long list of meds in Murphy's house.
Now someone wants TMZ's head (and that of their mole) on a platter. And we thought one of our editors was upset over their proposed TMZsports.com site.
The agency's chief investigator, Ed Winter, told E! News that no one authorized the disclosure of such information and he wants to know who's responsible.
"The investigator did not release this, nor did he talk to anybody," said Winter.
Information on Brittany Murphy's final hours was leaked yesterday.
"Where did this come from? Neither Chief [Coroner Craig] Harvey nor I released the information. I don't even know if we provided LAPD with a copy yet."
Winter said he had seen the notes TMZ quoted and was not able to verify their authenticity, but we'd say there's a pretty good chance they're very accurate.
After all, we've seen that site come up with stuff out of nowhere many times before that turned out to be true - Elin Woods' fight with Tiger comes to mind.
Winter did not say if the prescription medications listed in the documents matched what his team found, or if he feels they led to Murphy's heart attack.
"I hadn't even seen the list of the possible drugs," he said. "I didn't have any notes and I have not checked the evidence log. I really don't even know."