In late 2006, Smith was granted permanent resident status in the Bahamas by Immigration Minister ; local newspaper photographs were published showing Smith lying clothed in bed in an embrace with Gibson.
The employee at the front desk in turn called the hotel security guard, who then called.
Thompson asserted that he loaned Smith the finances to purchase the property, which she failed to repay, and that he was attempting to regain control of the property.
At , Smith failed her year and dropped out of school during her year.
Smith's death was ultimately ruled an accidental drug overdose of the sedative chloral hydrate that became increasingly toxic when combined with other prescription drugs in her system, specifically four : Klonopin , Ativan , Serax and Valium.
On September 28, 2010, the Supreme Court agreed to hear the case.
Entertainment photographer Larry Birkhead maintained that he was the baby's father and filed a lawsuit to establish paternity.
Smith's stepson disputed the claim.