Mary-Kate Olsen Wants Immunity In Heath Ledger Case

Mary-Kate Olsen wants immunity from prosecution before she will cooperate with a federal investigation into close friend Heath Ledger’s accidental overdose death, according to the report.

Mary-Kate Olsen

Investigators could subpoena the 22-year-old actress but hope to work this out, a law enforcement source said Monday.

The publicist and lawyer of the actress didn’t immediately comment.

According to the police, the housekeeper and a masseuse found Heath Ledger, 28, in the bedroom of his New York apartment Jan. 22. The masseuse arrived because of an appointment with the actor. The masseuse called Mary-Kate Olsen before calling 911, police said.

The Drug Enforcement Administration’s probe into whether Ledger was over-prescribed medicine began shortly after his death. An autopsy revealed he had prescription pain, anxiety and sleep medications in his system and the combination killed him.

A source revealed that the investigators have interviewed Ledger’s doctors and found prescriptions for every drug so far except Oxycodone and Vicodin, two powerful and often-abused painkillers.

The source also revealed that the federal investigators conducted interviews, including one of Ledger’s former girlfriend, Michelle Williams. The only person left to interview is Mary-Kate Olsen.

The source added: “We are also still waiting for information from pharmacy purchases by Ledger in Italy and England.”



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