Actress Anne Heche has stopped maintaining her life, her family has confirmed.
Here’s everything you need to know.
Anne Heche takes off her life support.
On Sunday, it was confirmed that Anne Heche had stopped living after doctors received a suitable organ transplant.
A spokesperson said that ‘Anne Heche’s life has come to an end peacefully’.
Heche had been brain dead for the past nine days after suffering severe burns and lung damage in a car crash in Los Angeles.
The deceased actress was already brain-dead on Friday, but kept her alive to preserve her organs while health officials tried to find a matching beneficiary.
According to an official statement on Friday, Heche had already been classified as dead under California law.
In the statement, ‘Ann is legally dead under California law, but her heart is still beating and she hasn’t stopped life support so One Legacy can make sure she’s eligible for organ donation.’
However, TMZ reported on Sunday that several of Heche’s organs had been removed. Details of which organs were removed or how many were removed are unknown at this time.
LAPD dismissed felony case
The Los Angeles Police Department was suspected of being affected when Heche crashed her Mini Cooper into Mar Vista’s home.
After her death, the Ministry of Justice announced that the felony investigation would be suspended.
A LAPD spokeswoman said in a statement that “as of today, there will be no further investigation into the incident.”
“Any information or records requested by the authorities prior to this incident will be formally collected upon arrival and included in the overall case,” he added. Once the criminal suspect expires, we will not be present for review.’
More about Anne Heche
Anne Heche was recognized for her performances in Donnie Brasco and Wag Dog. She knows what you did last summer.
She won a Weekly Emmy Award in 1991 for the NBC soap opera Another World.
Heche also appeared on Six Days Seven Nights in 1998 with Harrison Ford. She also appeared in the HBO TV movie If This Walls could Talk, starring Demi Moore and Cher.
Moreover, she became famous in the late 1990s after her relationship with comedian and actress Ellen DeGeneres. She said, however, that she quit in early 2000.