The Sad Fall Of Domino Harvey

Coroner: Overdose came despite presence of "sober guardian"

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The Sad Fall Of Domino Harvey

OCTOBER 12--The new film "Domino," which opens Friday and stars Keira Knightley in the title role, focuses on the brash, bounty-hunting activities of ex-model Domino Harvey, who died this summer of an accidental drug overdose in her Los Angeles home.

At the time of her death, Harvey was facing federal narcotics distribution charges and had been released on $1.3 million bail and placed under house arrest, complete with an electronic monitor affixed to her ankle.

The June demise of Harvey, 35, is chronicled in these excerpts from a report prepared by the L.A. coroner.

Though being monitored round-the-clock by "sober guardians," Harvey somehow overdosed in her West Hollywood home (she was found "unresponsive" in the bathtub by one of her overseers).

A toxicological exam determined that Harvey died from an OD of fentanyl, an extremely potent painkiller. (4 pages)