Actress Charlbi Dean’s Cause of Death Revealed

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When it was initially reported that Charlbi Dean died of "an unexpected abrupt illness," the New York City coroner clarified the cause of death.

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Charlbi Dean's reason for death was established four months after her death.

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According to People, the South African actress' death from sepsis caused by germs and "a complication from asplenia" (the absence of the spleen) 

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As a result of "distant physical trauma to her torso" was determined by the New York City Office of Chief Medical Examiner.

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A coroner's department told the newspaper on December. 21, that the sepsis due to the fact that Dean was infected by the bacteria called Capnocytophaga. 

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As per the CDC Capnocytophaga spreads to people via bites or scratches, licks, or any other contact with animals, such as cats and dogs. Patients with autoimmune conditions and who don't have spleens, are especially vulnerable to illnesses.

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It was reported that the Black Lightning star's death was declared an accident, however it's not clear if the bite or lick of an animal caused her illness. 

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