Before post-production was completed on Poltergeist III, the horror trilogy's child star Heather O'Rourke died on February 1988 from a cardiac arrest caused by septic shock brought on by the intestinal stenosis.
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Heather O'Rourke, a beautiful little girl. (December 1975 – February star of the Poltergeist movies. She died at the age of 12 of cardiac arrest and septic shock caused by a misdiagnosed intestinal stenosis.
Poltergeist was one scary movie and I actually believe Heather may have been the youngest actor to be the focal point of such a vortex of evil that would make Harry Potter crap his pants and she was only five.
1988 (age died of cardiac arrest and septic shock. Originally believed to have had Chrohn's Disease and put on cortisole making her gain weight and have puffy cheeks. Died during surgery to repair a bowel obstruction.