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Chyna's ashes to be scattered at sea

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Chyna's ashes to be scattered at sea

Chyna's ashes will be scattered at sea.

The 45-year-old wrestler-turned-porn star died last month and according to her death certificate, obtained by TMZ, her parents have requested a cremation and for her ashes to be released "at sea".

Meanwhile, Chyna reportedly agreed to be an organ donor before she passed away and according to her manager Anthony Anzaldo, plans are in motion to donate her brain for medical research.

He previously said: "We want to donate her brain. We want to know what made Chyna tick."

Chyna's brain will be given to Dr. Bennet Omalu, the famous forensic pathologist who discovered chronic traumatic encephalopathy (CTE) by examining professional football players and who was played by Will Smith in 'Concussion'.

Anthony added: "I've been told (Dr. Omalu) is calling the medical examiner to let them know the plan, so they'll be cautious with her brain... We're just looking for (the researchers) to give us everything they can get."

The talent manager was the one who found Chyna - whose real name was Joan Marie Laurer - dead in her home and prescription pills were nearby.

Officials believe the star may have died from an accidental overdose and been dead for days before her body was discovered.

Chyna has previously spoken of her issues with depression and use of drugs and alcohol, but insisted she was never an addict.

However, Dr. Drew Pinsky, who worked with the late star on reality show 'Celebrity Rehab' in 2008, admitted he fears addiction may have killed her.

He said in a statement: "I am very sad for Joanie and her loved ones, but I am also terribly angry because I suspect addiction may have taken another life."