Now she is dead, the Los Angeles coroner told The Wrap. She was 64. UPDATE: here's the LAT. She was shot five times in the chest in her car in Beverly Hills early Tuesday, crashing into a lightpole around 12:28 AM near Sunset and Whittier, returning from the premiere of Burlesque. What happened? The Beverly Hills police do not know and seek assistance (310-288-2656); they released a statement (below):
At approximately 12:28 AM, Beverly Hills officers received information regarding shots that were heard in the area of Sunset and Whittier. Shortly after, a collision was reported in the same area. Units arrived in the area and discovered, a newer black Mercedes Benz E350 involved in a solo crash with a lightpole. The lone female occupant was located in the vehicle with apparent multiple gunshot wounds to her chest. Beverly Hills paramedics transported her to a local hospital, where she was later pronounced deceased. The investigation is in the preliminary stages, and no further information is available. Also, there is no suspect information or motive at this time.