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Brittany Murphy

Dies

12/20/2009 3:37 PM PST BY TMZ STAFF

1220_britney_murphy_ex_getty_94463366-1Brittany Murphy died early this morning after she went into full cardiac arrest and could not be revived, multiple sources tell TMZ.

She was 32.

A 911 call was made at 8:00 AM from a home in Los Angeles that is listed as belonging to her husband, Simon Monjack, the Los Angeles City Fire Department tells TMZ.

We're told Murphy was taken to Cedars-Sinai Medical Center where she was pronounced dead on arrival. Her time of death was listed as 10:04 AM.

Murphy starred in such films as "Clueless," "8 Mile," and "Don't Say a Word." Murphy was reportedly fired from last film, "The Caller," after reports she was problematic on set.

UPDATE 3:11 PM ET -- Sources tell TMZ Brittany Murphy's mom discovered her unconscious in the shower. We're told when paramedics arrived, they quickly determined Murphy was in full cardiac arrest and immediately administered CPR. They continued CPR in route to Cedars-Sinai Medical Center -- several miles away -- and Murphy was unresponsive. She was pronounced dead at the hospital.

We're told the LA County Coroner's is picking up Murphy's body from Cedars later today and will launch a death investigation.

UPDATE 4:00 PM ET -- We're also told the LAPD has launched a death investigation.

UPDATE 4:07 PM ET -- A rep for Murphy tells TMZ, "In this time of sadness, the family thanks you for your love and support. It is their wish that you respect their privacy."

UPDATE 5:21 PM ET -- Two LAPD officers were just spotted going into Murphy's home.

UPDATE 5:34 PM ET -- A neighbor of Brittany's tells TMZ she saw Brittany getting taken out on a stretcher with paramedics performing CPR. The neighbor said Brittany "looked dead."

UPDATE 10:00 PM ET -- Through Brittany's rep, the family released a statement: "The sudden loss of our beloved Brittany is a terrible tragedy. She was our daughter, our wife, our love and a shining star. We ask you to respect our privacy at this time."

Remembering Brittany Murphy

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ana maria    

my heart goes out to the family. i thought people were joking but reading more and watching the movie "Abandoned" was good but knowning shes gone just breaks my heart and ill always love her movie "Just married". she will be missed alot.

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Brian    

RIP(((((((((((( DAMN REALLY SAD...

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hey i was just looking up some of my favorite actors and actress and i just found out that Brittney died and i am very sorry to here about this i am one of her fans and i am from Miramichi N.B. Canada

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i wanted to make a correction on my last comment,it was sidewalks of newyork great movie alot of top actors,t yes me to have a hard time watching her movies without tearin up

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Wow what to say im dating a girl that looks so much like brittany its scary but the voice is how i will remember britanny murphy she just had that distinctive voice and so beautiful.Just last nite i seen streets of newyork and it was her voice that woke me from a dead sleep.Always loved everything she did and im so sorry to the family and she will always be in my heart and to any relitive just remember someone is never gone as long as their remembered

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