Likely cause of death revealed for Erin Moran, 'Happy Days' star

Erin Moran who famously played Joanie Cunningham on

Erin Moran who famously played Joanie Cunningham on"Happy Days and its spinoff"Joanie Loves Chachi has died... TMZ has learned

"Happy Days" actress Erin Moran likely died from cancer at her IN home, authorities said IN a statement obtained by ABC News.

Moran and her husband were reportedly living in a trailer in Salisbury, Indiana, where the opioid crisis is hitting residents hard, but again, there is no official report revealing Moran's cause of death.

In 2010 she was reported to be living in an in trailer park with the mother of her second husband, an employee of Walmart.

Erin Moran sadly died at the age of 56 on April 22, and two days later the Sheriff's office confirmed to HollywoodLife.com that "a joint investigation into Mrs. Moran's death was conducted".

Standard toxicology tests results were still pending but no illegal narcotics were found at Moran's home, the statement advised.

Former child star Erin Moran, most famous for her role as Joanie Cunningham in Happy Days has died.

Henry Winkler, who played the Fonz on the popular sitcom, wished Moran the peace "she wanted so badly here on earth". She rejoined the Happy Days cast for its final season, which ended in 1984. Upon arrival, first responders "determined that the woman was Erin Moran Fleischmann", Harrison County authorities said.

"Musician Dave Navarro shared a picture of her and wrote: "#RIP #ERINMORAN", while actress Erin Murphy tweeted: "So sad to share that my friend Erin Moran has passed away.

Moran was just 14 when the show began.

Tributes were paid by Happy Days co-stars, including Ron Howard who recalled her "lighting up TV screens". She also starred in the spin-off, Joanie Loves Chachi from 1982 to 1983, which followed her character's romance with Chachi, played by Scott Baio. My condolences go out to her family. "RIP ERIN xo", wrote Willie Ames, who appeared alongside Moran when they were children on the series Gunsmoke. "She will always be locked in my heart". She made her film debut opposite Debbie Reynolds in "How Sweet It Is".

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