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Inquest concludes on the death of Bond girl Angela Scoular

21-Jul-2011 • Actor News

Bond girl Angela Scoular - who played Ruby Bartlett in George Lazenby's one-off 007 adventure, "On Her Majesty's Secret Service" - was rushed to hospital on the morning of the 11th of April 2011.

A hearing recently concluded her death was from burns to her body, throat and dietary tract with the mixture containing 91% sulphuric acid.

According to the Telegraph, she had battled alcoholism and depression for years and was diagnosed with bowel cancer in 2008. She underwent radiotherapy, chemotherapy, had surgery to remove diseased tissue and was given the all-clear, but in the months before her death she feared the cancer would return.

The anxiety was compounded by drinking between 150 and 210 units of alcohol a week and by manic behaviour.

A statement from her husband, the famed Leslie Phillips, declared their marriage to a happy one and the only major disagreement was over the late actress' alcoholism.

Thanks to `TopGearJB007` for the alert.

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