By Matt Hamilton, Kate Mather, Javier Panzar and Richard Winton, Los Angeles Times (TNS)
LOS ANGELES — Andrew Getty, an heir to the Getty oil fortune, appears to have died of natural causes or an accident inside his Hollywood Hills estate, a coroner’s official said.
A time of death has not been determined, but a preliminary investigation suggests foul play was not involved, authorities said. A security hold — a directive from detectives to the coroner’s office not to publicly disclose details about a case — has been placed on Getty’s coroner’s file.
A law enforcement source told The Times that Getty was found naked from the waist down in the bathroom of his Hollywood Hills estate Tuesday and appeared to have suffered from some type of blunt-force trauma.…