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Brittany Murphy’s widower found dead


It’s the unfortunate second installment of a tragedy that took place in the Murphy home – five months after actress Brittany Murphy died after collapsing in her bathroom, her husband has now been found dead in the same home. Simon Monjack, 39, was found unresponsive by Brittany’s mother on Sunday evening, who then proceeded to call paramedics. While they first attempted to rescucitate the British screenwriter, he dead still at the home.

Police spokesperson Sgt. Louie Lozano said preliminary investigations into the matter found that Simon most likely died of natural causes, PEOPLE reports. An autopsy and further investigations will still be conducted.

“We concluded there no signs of foul play or any criminal activity involved,” Sgt. Alex Ortiz, another police spokesman, told

Brittany Murphy died in their marital home in December 2009

Whether Simon died of a heart attack remains unknown, what is sure now, though, is the way both died is harrowingly similar. Both presumably collapsed in the same room of the same house, and were both found by Brittany’s mother Sharon.

Brittany died in December 2009 of pneumonia, a low blood count and an intoxication of prescription medication. The ‘Clueless’ and ‘8 Mile’ actress was just 32 years old. She and Simon had been married since 2007.

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