Did she die straight away? A Did she die straight away? Marilyn would’ve passed out, then died slowly shutting down. The pills would’ve continued being absorbed into the blood and liver. Related Back to Top Related Share: Previous post: « If she had no running water, how did she swallow the pills? Next post: How many pills did she take? » Leave a Comment Cancel replyYour email address will not be published. Required fields are marked * Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment.