March 26, 2009

Anna Nicole death evidence gets 2nd look

Florida prosecutors are re-examining evidence in the 2007 death of former model and TV personality Anna Nicole Smith.

The South Florida Sun-Sentinel said officials in Broward County are taking another look at the circumstances surrounding the blonde bombshell's apparent death of an accidental prescription drug overdose at the Hard Rock Casino & Hotel in Hollywood, Fla. She was 39.

News that the case is being re-evaluated comes shortly after felony charges were filed in California

against Smith's attorney and boyfriend Howard K. Stern, as well as two of her doctors who are accused of conspiring to supply Smith with thousands of prescription pills.

Our prosecutors have met with representatives of the Los Angeles district attorney's office and the California Department of Justice and discussed the evidence they have turned up in their investigation, Ron Ishoy, a spokesman for the Broward County State Attorney's Office, told NBC 6. We are now investigating that evidence to see where it might lead in relation to Ms. Smith's death here in Broward County in 2007.