Health officials examine fungal link in Brittany Murphy death

Public health officials are looking into whether mould could have led to the deaths of both Brittany Murphy and her husband Simon Monjack.

The LA coroner originally ruled that a combination of painkillers and pneumonia caused the actress to collapse and die last December.

Her screenwriter husband died five months later.

Authorities now believe their breathing may have been damaged by fungus in the house.

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