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Ledger Death Probe Dropped…

Wednesday, August 6th, 2008

BREAKING NEWS

Feds have dropped Heath Ledger death probe

 

 

DEA had wanted actress Mary-Kate Olsen to discuss actor’s medications

The Associated Press
Aug. 6, 2008

 

 

NEW YORK – Federal prosecutors have decided not to pursue a criminal case into how Heath Ledger obtained the powerful painkillers that contributed to his overdose death this year, a law enforcement official said Wednesday.

 

Prosecutors in the U.S. attorney’s office in Manhattan had been overseeing a Drug Enforcement Administration probe into whether the painkillers found in Ledger’s system were obtained illegally. But the prosecutors have bowed out “because they don’t believe there’s a viable target,” said the official, who spoke on condition of anonymity because no charges have been filed.  (click on ‘Continue Reading’ for more)

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