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The funeral of Heath Ledger carefully hidden

January 31 2008

Actor Heath Ledger, recently died under mysterious circumstances, will be buried in Australia next week. The ceremony of his funeral, surrounded by a veil of secrecy.

Ledger's body delivered to his home town of Perth in Western Australia. Perhaps the funeral will be held in the chapel of his former school. The reason for such secrecy was that the parents of Hollywood stars, Kim and Sally Ledger want to make the funeral a personal family matter.

As told Uncle Mike Heath Ledger, her parents are going to make the funeral ceremony is so closed that even other relatives will not be able to get it. This writes the Telegraph (full text on the site

The family had already held a closed ceremony of farewell to a chapel in Los Angeles. At the memorial service, held under heavy security, was attended by his parents, sister Kate, ex-wife, Michelle Williams, a two-year-daughter Matilda, former girlfriend Naomi Watts and 10 close family friends. After a 30-minute service all of them moved to the Hotel Beverly Hills, where a separate hall hosted a dinner.

28-year-old star of "Brokeback Mountain" was found dead last Tuesday in his Manhattan apartment in New York. Near the body were found pills, including sleeping pills. The autopsy made on the next day, did not help identify the cause of death.

Heath's family insists that he could not commit suicide. By the end of the week will know the results of toxicological tests, the police did not rule out that he could die from an accidental overdose of drugs. Advanced version, the actor may have died of natural causes - from cardiac arrest.

Australian actor-film star, was awarded the Association of Actors in Los Angeles. For his role in "Brokeback Mountain" Ledger was nominated in two categories.

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