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Golfer Erica Blasberg's Death Ruled a Suicide

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erica Golfer Erica Blasberg's Death Ruled a Suicide

(CBS/ AP)  The Clark County coroner’s office ruled Tuesday that 25-year-old professional golfer Erica Blasberg’s death was a suicide.

Blasberg died May 9 at her home in Henderson, about 15 miles southeast of the Las Vegas Strip. She was found with a plastic bag secured over her head.

The coroner’s office said Blasberg died of suicide due to asphyxia, coupled with the presence of toxic levels of prescription medication in her system, including prescription headache, cough, pain and anti-anxiety medications.

For more on this CBS News story, go to:

http://www.cbsnews.com/stories/2010/08/24/sportsline/main6801662.shtml?tag=stack

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