Saturday late afternoon, first responders answered a 911 call of an “unresponsive” Erin Moran. When they arrived to her home she was deceased. Originally her cause of death had been speculated as a heroin overdose, but no illegal substances were found on the premises. Today Harrison County Coroner’s Office reveals the cause of death was from succumbing “to complications of stage 4 cancer”.
The actress, well known for her role as Joanie Cunningham on Happy Days and Joanie Loves Chachi, was 56.
The results of an autopsy are pending but the initial statement reads below:
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Despite her early years of TV success, her later years were riddled with financial struggles, reports of homelessness as well as depression.
This is a developing story.