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Debbie Reynolds and Carrie Fisher will have a joint funeral

Debbie Reynolds, Carrie Fisher

Carrie Fisher kisses her mother, Debbie Reynolds, as they arrive at the Primetime Creative Arts Emmy Awards in Los Angeles in 2011.

(Chris Pizzello / AP)

Debbie Reynolds’ son says his mother and sister, actress Carrie Fisher, will have a joint funeral and will be buried together.

Todd Fisher says the actresses will be buried together at Forest Lawn Memorial Park Hollywood Hills, which is the final resting place of many celebrities.

He says a date for the funeral has yet to be set but that it will be private. A public memorial is being considered, but no plans have been finalized.

Earlier Friday, the Los Angeles coroner’s office released Fisher’s body to her family. Chief of Operations Brian Elias says an examination of Fisher was done, but he stopped short of calling it an autopsy and would not provide any details on what tests were done.


Carrie Fisher died Tuesday, and Reynolds died the next day.


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