South African actress Charlbi Dean passed away last Monday after experiencing mild symptoms of discomfort that took her to the emergency room of a New York hospital.
The city forensic doctor confirmed that the young protagonist of the film Triangle of Sadness He died from an unexpected and sudden illness. She was 32 years old.
Dean would have developed bacterial sepsis due to the absence of his spleen, which was removed years ago due to an accident.
“[La sepsis] was a complication derived from asplenia (absence of the spleen),” a spokesman for the coroner told People. “[Debido a] encapsulated trauma to the torso”.
Apparently, Dean was infected with the bacterium known as capnocytophage. This type of bacteria is not common and there are different species of it, which thrive in the mouths of humans, as well as dogs and cats, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
People who are immunocompromised and those who no longer have a spleen are particularly susceptible to infection. It is unknown if any pet could have caused the infection in the actress.
According to his brother, alex jacobsthe young woman began to complain of a slight headache, but it quickly intensified, so she asked her fiancé Luke Volkerto take her to the hospital. She there she died a couple of hours later, according to what she reported rolling stones.
“This literally happened in one day. She got a headache, fell asleep, woke up her boyfriend saying please take me to the hospital,” Jacobs told the magazine. “We still don’t know exactly [que sucedió]”.
Jacobs revealed that her sister had suffered a spectacular car accident about 13 years ago, in which she ended up with a broken back and several ribs, in addition to having her spleen removed on medical recommendation.
Investigators classified his death as an accident.