Mark Hamill Pays Tribute To Carrie Fisher On Anniversary Of Her Death

One year after Carrie Fisher died suddenly at the relatively young age of 60, her Star Wars co-star Mark Hamill has paid a moving tribute to her, saying that she is "always with us".

Carrie Fisher suffered a suspected heart attack on a flight home last Christmas from London to Los Angeles and died in hospital some three days later, with her loved ones by her bedside.

In a touching tribute, Mark Hamill shared two pictures of the two of them together and a drawing of Carrie with her beloved dog, giving the finger. He wrote: “No one’s ever really gone… #AlwaysWithUs #CarrieOnForever.”

No one's ever really gone... #AlwaysWithUs #CarrieOnForever

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The Star Wars actress had heroin, cocaine, methadone and ecstasy in her system at the time of her tragic death, according to the autopsy report.

While the coroner’s report on Carrie Fisher's death listed sleep apnea as the primary cause of death, it was added that a cocktail of illegal drugs also played a role.

The autopsy report also stated that a likely exposure to heroin could have suppressed her breathing as she went into cardiac arrest. But the report concluded: “The manner of death has been ruled undetermined.”

In addition to the Class-a drugs, Fisher was also taking Prozac, Abilify, Lamictal and oxycodone.

He continued: “When you were in her good graces, you couldn’t have more fun with any person on the planet. She was able to make you feel like you were the most important thing in her life.

"I think that’s a really rare quality. And then you could go 180 degrees opposite, where you were furious with one another and wouldn't speak for weeks and weeks. But that’s all part of what makes a relationship complete. It’s not all one sided. Like I say, she was a handful.

"She was high maintenance. But my life would have been so much drabber and less interesting if she hadn’t been the friend that she was.”

Leading the tributes at the time of her death, Harrison Ford proffered: "Carrie was one-of-a-kind, brilliant, original. Funny and emotionally fearless. She lived her life, bravely. My thoughts are with her daughter Billie, her Mother Debbie, her brother Todd and her many friends. We will all miss her."

 

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