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The L.A. County Coroner's Office is reportedly not satisfied that the toxicology report by itself will tell the whole story in the death of Brittany Murphy in December.

As a result, on Wednesday Assistant Chief Coroner Ed Winter paid a visit to Brittany's husband, Simon Monjack, and her mom, Sharon Murphy, to ask more questions.

Mr. & Mrs. Monjack

Monjack is not a suspect, however he is a very shady character, and conflicting reports about the origins of medications in Murphy's house have raised eyebrows.

A man who worked at Murphy's house told the Coroner's Office that someone would deliver a sealed, manila envelope filled with meds to "Lola" every Friday.

Simon Monjack wed Brittany Murphy in 2007.

Sources say the drugs were mailed from Los Angeles to Louisiana, where Murphy was shooting a movie and Simon Monjack was tagging along, before she died.

A pathologist in the Coroner's Office who is working on the case had a variety of questions for both Simon and Sharon regarding Britt. Among the questions:

Why is there no record of Brittany seeing a doctor in the months before her death, since she experiencing severe abdominal pains days before her death?

Monjack, whose planned Brittany Murphy benefit was postponed at the last minute this week, is said to have been fully cooperative with the investigation.

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The late Brittany Murphy's husband, Simon Monjack, has abruptly canceled a charity gala in her name just days before the event was due to take place.

Yesterday, we told you about the expensive event Monjack was organizing for his new "Brittany Murphy Foundation," a.k.a. the Simon Monjack slush fund.

Mr. & Mrs. Monjack

The alleged screenwriter's benefit tomorrow at the Beverly Hills Saban Theatre was to celebrate the actress' legacy and to raise funds for art education.

He was reportedly planning to charge an entry fee of $1,000 per individual and $10,000 for corporations to attend the event, raising many eyebrows.

But Simon Monjack has now canceled the party without explanation.

Simon Monjack married Brittany Murphy in 2007.

The Clueless actress died at her Hollywood home in December after suffering cardiac arrest. She was 32. The official cause of death remains unclear.

Her spouse has been active on the PR circuit since, by all accounts defending his wife, but quite possibly with the motive of clearing his own name too.

According to reports, Monjack is insisting that the big-ticket party in his late wife's honor was simply postponed, but so far, no new date has been set.

As with everything he does, Simon is once again bringing the shady. No explanation ... no makeup date ... suing Warner Brothers for "killing" Brittany?

This dude is one bad seed.

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For a mere $1,000, you can attend an event honoring the late Brittany Murphy and line Simon Monjack's pockets support the Brittany Murphy Foundation.

Forgive us for being skeptical, but when the late star's husband launched the foundation last Thursday, we couldn't help but wonder what he's really up to.

Something about that dude is just shady.

Yes, the Brittany Murphy Foundation is dedicated to arts education for kids. Yes, Monjack says he started the non-profit with $1 million of his own money.

But would it surprise you if as head of the foundation, Simon Monjack paid himself a nice six-figure salary for his time? All tax-free of course? Just asking.

That's just us being skeptical. We have no proof that's true. But an Us source says "Everyone thinks it's very tacky that he's making it so much about money."

Monjack is requesting donations of $1,000 per person and $10,000 per corporation to attend the event, taking place at the Saban Theatre in Beverly Hills.

For once, Monjack has yet to comment. He has been a talk show and magazine staple since his wife's death in an effort to clear her name (and his own).

Murphy was found dead December 20 at the age of 32. The results of the toxicology report to determine the star's cause of her death are still pending.

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The investigation into the death of Brittany Murphy has taken an unexpected turn as the L.A. County Coroner's Office tries to fill in key gaps in her medical history.

The actress, who died December 20 at the age of 32, was suffering from severe anemia and other conditions and was under a physician's care, according to TMZ.

Rest in Peace Brittany

The Coroner's Office received medical files from Murphy's doctor, but they show her last visit was months before her death. But someone else was treating her.

The pathologist assigned to the case has been told by Brittany Murphy's friends and family members that other doctors treated Murphy during her final months.

Officials believe these other doctors could help determine her medical condition leading up to her death, and shed light on what, if any, medications she was on.

Brittany Murphy (1977-2009) with husband Simon Monjack.

The toxicology report is not completed, but when it is, the coroner will determine if the medications in Murphy's system were prescribed to her or someone else.

Investigators found numerous medications in Murphy's home after her death.

The mystery comes because those medications were prescribed to Murphy, her husband Simon Monjack, her mom Sharon, and "unidentified third party names."

Monjack has said, in several of his many interviews since Murphy's death, that the meds were his. But it doesn't appear to be case, at least not exclusively.

Dude's also suing Warner Brothers for wrongful her death. What a nut job.

In any case, the Coroner's Office is not expected to release the official cause of Brittany's death for weeks, with these various loose ends needing to be tied.

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Simon Monjack, much-maligned husband of Brittany Murphy, is only days away from filing a wrongful death action against Warner Brothers, claiming that the studio is responsible for the unexpected death of the 32-year-old actress.

“They killed her,” he told The Daily Beast matter-of-factly.

Two weeks prior to Murphy's sudden death December 20, the studio fired her from the Happy Feet sequel, where she was to reprise the role of penguin Gloria.

"She was devastated," Monjack said.

Murphy's cause of death has yet to be released by the coroner's office, but Simon Monjack says her heart attack was a direct result of the cancelled contract.

"It's a cruel town," Simon Monjack says of L.A.

"You're disposable as an actress or actor. But I am tough. I litigate when somebody does something wrong to me. It's one of the reasons I make enemies."

Monjack acknowledges in his latest of many interviews defending his marriage that it surprised many. “I was never the right guy to marry Brittany,” he says.

"She was supposed to marry a young dashing star with a million-dollar smile, not end up with a balding, heavyset guy who doesn't play by their rules."

He recoils, though, at accusations of freeloading.

"I spent over a million on her engagement rings ... probably $3 million on clothes," he said. "When Brittany died she had 60 pieces of unworn Louis Vuitton ... The dog had Louis Vuitton. This was all me. We kept our money separate."

Did his controversial presence "ruin" her? "Brittany's films had grossed $100 million before she met me," he insists. "But her career ended before then."

He adds, "She trusted some people who she shouldn't have." Plenty of fans agree there - they just consider Simon Monjack to be one of those people.

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Despite rumors that have swirled since the death of Brittany Murphy last month, both her husband, Simon Monjack, and her mother Sharon say she did not suffer from any mental illness, use drugs or have an eating disorder.

"Do you not think anybody would have picked up on this anorexic, mentally deranged person?" Simon Monjack says. "To suggest that is ludicrous."

Mr. & Mrs. Monjack

The pair have spent the last month sequestered in Murphy's Hollywood home since the actress died of cardiac arrest early Sunday, December 20.

Both say Murphy, who was just 32, had a heart condition that was diagnosed in her teens, for which she had been given appropriate medical care.

"We had it checked out every way you could imagine," says Monjack.

Murphy's mother says her daughter's naturally "bubbly" personality may have sparked rumors of substance use, when in reality she rarely partook.

"She never even drank. Maybe a glass of champagne at New Years," says Sharon. "But everyone used to say she was wasted, she was this, she was that. It was hard for everyone to imagine that somebody was so high on life."

Monjack said on Larry King Live that every morning when he wakes up, "it's like a rebirth. It's -- there's not enough time to -- your dreams, be they good or bad, when you wake up and I reach out to touch or hold my wife, she isn't there."

Murphy's mother found the actress unresponsive in the bathroom. She screamed for Monjack, who can be heard on the Brittany Murphy 911 call.

Monjack blames Hollywood for the actress' demise.

"You want to know what broke Brittany Murphy's heart?" he asks King, in response to allegations of her substance use. "Hollywood broke her heart."

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The 911 call made the day Brittany Murphy died, in which her mom can be heard crying to the dispatcher, is as upsetting as you would imagine it is.

"My daughter is passed out," Sharon Murphy pleads as a composed 911 operator tries to instruct her mom and another person how to perform CPR.

The other person there is presumably Simon Monjack, Brittany's husband.

Describing the situation, Sharon says her 32-year-old daughter was walking around dizzy at one point and "couldn't walk right. She's had a cold."

Brittany Murphy died December 20. A cause has not been determined.

You can listen to the Brittany Murphy 911 call below, but please be forewarned, it is tragic. The devastation her poor mom felt is palpable ...

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Way to go, In Touch.

We've seen plenty of ridiculous tabloid covers in our day, and comparatively speaking, this one isn't as bad as many in terms of flat-out lies.

However, referencing Brittany Murphy's "final interview" as an exclusive when it wasn't and taking some quotes out of context? Nice work!

Brittany, who passed away of cardiac arrest on December 20, did in fact talk in an actual interview about what she wants in her "next life."

This is, however, an expression many people use, and was not meant to suggest she thought she'd be dying anytime soon. Come on guys.

Brittany Murphy Cover

HER LAST INTERVIEW: To a huge crowd of reporters. At a premiere. Chilling, indeed. The smile on her face was just a facade, masking her eerie "final words."

Also, in the interview, any references to anorexia, God and feeling incomplete are all in appropriate context - if the topics even come up in the first place.

Trying this hard to cash in a non-suspicious celebrity death? Pretty weak, In Touch. Stick to tall tales about Angelina Jolie's revenge pregnancy next time.

That, or take the opposite approach and flat-out suggest that Simon Monjack drugged Brittany. Some people would believe it, and you'd sell more copies!

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Ten days following the shocking death of Brittany Murphy at the age of 32, the Los Angeles County Coroner has released her death certificate.

It solves no mysteries, but is merely a formality. Brittany died December 20 after suffering cardiac arrest in her her home. Beyond that is unclear.

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The actress' cause of death is listed on the document as "deferred," as we reported late last week when her autopsy results were first released.

It may take four to six weeks for toxicology, histiological and neurological test results to become available and thus determine the true cause.

We wish the family of Brittany Murphy the best.

Tayebe Pajooh, the 32-year-old actress' cousin, is listed on the certificate as the informant; Pajooh provided the mortuary with information on her late cousin.

One surprise: the death certificate fails to name Murphy's estranged father, Angelo Bertolotti. Instead, the document lists Murphy's father as "Unknown."

Bertolotti divorced Sharon Murphy, Brittany's mom, when Brit was two, and spent time in a prison on drug charges. He did not attend her funeral service.

Sharon, who was with her when she died, inherits Brittany's estate as per the star's will. Her last will was written before she wed Simon Monjack in 2007.

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Brittany Murphy may have been buried on Christmas Eve, but husband Simon Monjack still can't rest in peace.

That's because new sources and reports continue to link Monjack to credit card fraud, mounting debt and visa violations, among other shady charges. The fact that he won't shut up raises a few questions for many, as well.

Take George Hickenlooper, for example.

The director, who was close to Murphy and almost cast her in the role of Edie Sedgwick in Factory Girl, said he approached the actress about her plans to marry the British screenwriter. He advised against it.

"The last thing I told Brittany is: “Do you know this guy? I mean do you really know him? Do you know what you are doing by marrying him?'" Hickenlooper said this week. "At this point, Brittany became angry and told me she knew Monjack better than anyone and then hung up on me.

"A few months later I tried to phone her to see if she was alright and Monjack would not let me speak to her."

Wife and Husband

Monjack has come under fire since his wife's death because many prescription pills were found by her bedside.

Asked about the medicine, Monjack's defense isn't exactly re-assuring.

“I know what the inference is by all those pills," he told The Daily Mail. “That she was some kind of addict, but addicts hide away their pills. They do not leave them on the nightstand like Brittany.”

That's true. Unless the addict's significant other is enabling his/her habit.

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