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Bleeding from nose/mouth at death

I'm not sure which category to post my question in, if anybody has any ideas, please redirect me to that category.
I've searched the web many times, posted this on other websites, but came up with nothing, and it just doesn't make sense to me.
However, I'm hoping someone can help me out, I'd appreciate it very much.

Someone I know was found dead in her bed (lying on her stomach) with blood on her pillow from her nose and mouth.
She was 39 years old, she had asthma, but was very healthy otherwise (a bit overweight), and she was perfectly fine the day before. She didn't do drugs, wasn't - as far as I know - on any medication, other than her asthma puffer, and she didn't drink very much - mostly on occasion.

An autopsy was performed, and I didn't hear the results for over a year afterward. The initial results came up inconclusive, the toxicology came back negative for everything. The examination of her organs found that everything was healthy, except there was macroscopic and microscopic evidence of asthma, so their conclusion was that the death is attributed to asthma. She's had asthma her whole life, I don't see how it could have caused her death so suddenly, without her noticing. It just doesn't make sense.

Based on this info, what would you say could have caused her death and/or the bleeding from her mouth and nose?
Any ideas, questions, thoughts, comments, please share.

Thanks in advance
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