April 21, 2012
Lakshmanan Sathyavagiswaran, M.D.
Chief Medical Examiner-Coroner/Director
1104 North Mission Road
Los Angeles, CA 90033
Craig Harvey, F-ABMDI
Ed Winter, Assistant Chief,
LOS ANGELES, CA â€“ FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
RE: Coroner Case Number 2012-01471 â€“ BREITBART, Andrew James
The Los Angeles County Department of Coroner conducted an autopsy on the body of Andrew James Breitbart, age 43, on March 1, 2012.
The final cause of death has been determined to be:
HYPERTROPHIC CARDIOMYOPATHY WITH FOCAL CORONARY ATHEROSCLEROSIS
OTHER SIGNIFICANT CONDITIONS: NONE
MANNER OF DEATH: NATURAL
TOXICOLOGY: No prescription or illicit drugs were detected. The blood alcohol was .04%.
No significant trauma was present and foul play is not suspected. It is anticipated that the final Coroner report will be available for release within two weeks.