Cathriona White's body has been released from the Los Angeles County Coroner's office, with her newly-identified husband Mark Burton in control.
"Cathriona White's body was released Monday," a Medical Examiner's office official said of Jim Carrey's on-off girlfriend, who died last week.
The 30-year-old White's family arrived stateside last week in order make arrangements to bring her body back to her native Ireland.
However, news of her body's release comes one day after it was discovered that Cathriona White had a husband listed as a next of kin.
According to Assistant Chief Coroner Ed Winter, her husband, Burton, and would have to sign over control in order for her family to take it.
"The next of kin has to relinquish the body to her family," says Winter, who would not comment further on this "private family matter."
While little is known about Burton and White's marriage, a source confirmed that they were in fact separated at the time of her death.
"She was going to start divorce proceedings in December," says the source, noting that Carrey would not publicly date her otherwise.
Sources in her home town of Cappawhite, Ireland, say few in the town were aware she was married, however, including some relatives.
Burton, 51, currently lives in L.A., and both he and White worked in the entertainment industry, crossing paths on several projects.
White, a makeup artist, is believed to have committed suicide at home, with four prescription drugs under a Carrey alias at the scene.
"There were four prescriptions: Ambien, Percocet, Propranolol and Zofran … [they] were not [written] in her name," Winter revealed.
A source adds that Carrey had no idea the medication was missing:
"[Cathriona] took them from his house. He had no idea. He wasn't actively using them and therefore had no idea they were even missing."
"There is no criminal investigation on him," the insider says of the grieving actor, "and he has already spoken to authorities."