Following Anne Heche‘s death, the topic of her estate quickly caused contention within her family.In August 2022, Heche accidentally drove her car into a Los Angeles residence — a collision that resulted in a fire.
At the time, a rep for the Another World star told Us Weekly that their client was “currently in stable condition,” adding: “Her family and friends ask for your thoughts and prayers and to respect her privacy during this difficult time.”One week later, however, Heche’s condition took a turn for the worse.
The rep revealed that the I Know What You Did Last Summer actress had since fallen into a coma.“At this time she is in extreme critical condition she has a significant pulmonary injury requiring mechanical ventilation and burns that require surgical intervention,” the statement read. “She is in a coma and has not regained consciousness since shortly after the accident.”The Emmy winner’s family later announced that she would be taken off life support after being declared legally dead.
Following her passing, Heche’s official cause of death was confirmed to be due to inhalation of smoke and thermal injuries. Her organs were later harvested for donation.One month later, Heche’s family made headlines due to a messy battle over her estate.Read more on usmagazine.com