The morphine caused respiratory depression, the report said. Pathologist Dr. Drugs to treat depression, anxiety, pain and insomnia were in her blood at therapeutic levels, the magazine said, as well as traces of marijuana. The drug gabapentin, which Peterson had been prescribed for pain from a recent hysterectomy, was present at six times the therapeutic level, the report said. Police found her body during a wellness check at the apartment.
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By Dailymail. Fashioned as a sexy biker chick and straddling a motorcycle in an empty car park, Amanda Peterson stares vacantly into the lens of a camera in what would subsequently become her final photoshoot. The tragic actress - who fled Hollywood in following the film 'Windrunner', having shot to fame as a teen rom com favorite - was found dead at her Colorado apartment on Sunday, aged Police do not suspect foul play and her mother has now said she was dead for two days before the body was discovered. These photos - obtained by The Daily Mail Online and believed to be the last professional shoot Peterson took part in - were taken in , showing the former 80's bombshell in thigh-high leather boots posing with a snake and in different custom cars.
News confirms. The Greeley Police Department tells us the celeb was discovered dead at her Colorado residence last night. Officers were sent to her home after family members became concerned from not hearing from her. Peterson's cause of death is still under investigation. However, Peterson's father told TMZ that "she had some illness and a sleep apnea problem that may have contributed. Peterson had also been dealing with several medical issues over the past two years, including pneumonia and sinusitis, according to the report. Her father adds that the actress was living in a home with mold issues but had moved out about a year ago. Amanda played the stereotypical blonde cheerleader role as Cindy Mancini in the hit '80s film with Dempsey, but first made her big debut in Hollywood at the young age of 9, when she won a role in the musical film Annie. After 15 years in Hollywood, Peterson decided to take a break from the spotlight and walked away from the movie industry.