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Elizabeth Peña’s Cause of Death Revealed

Actress Elizabeth Peña, best known for her stellar work in the movie “Lone Star” and a comedic turn in “Modern Family,” died from complications from alcohol abuse, says TMZ.

Elizabeth Peña’s Cause of Death Revealed
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The death certificate, obtained by TMZ, said the 55-year-old Peña suffered from cirrhosis of the liver "due to alcohol."

The death certificate stated the actress had suffered from the disease for several months. In the hours before her death, she had acute gastrointestinal bleeding, which caused cardiac arrest.

Peña died October 14th at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles.

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