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Brittany Murphy's Husband Found Dead

5/24/2010 9:50 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF

Simon Monjack, widower of Brittany Murphy, was found dead late Sunday night at his home in the Hollywood Hills -- the same home where his wife Brittany Murphy collapsed and eventually died five months earlier ... and both bodies were discovered by the same woman.

Coroner: Brittany Murphy Took Simon's Drugs

Law enforcement sources say Brittany's mother, Sharon Murphy, found Monjack unconscious in the master bedroom around 9:30PM, and then called 911.

Monjack was pronounced dead sometime after paramedics arrived ... when resuscitation efforts failed.

Monjack reportedly died from cardiac arrest, though nothing officially has been determined.

The similarities are remarkable. Murphy was found unconscious by her mother Sharon. Sharon found Simon unconscious as well. Murphy was found in the master bathroom. Simon was found in the master bedroom of the same home. Paramedics administered CPR to Simon. Simon administered CPR to Brittany. And they may have both died from cardiac arrest ... five months apart.

A death investigation is underway.

0524_monjack_winters_tmzUPDATE 5:15AM PDT: Law enforcement sources tell us prescription bottles were found in the house (as they were when Brittany died), but there were no illegal drugs. There is no sign of suicide or foul play ... as a result LAPD has closed their investigation. It's all in the coroner's hands now.

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16.

wheelie    

That is just so sad. You can tell how much Brittany and Simon loved each other, and he simply worshipped her. I hope he did not take his life.

1551 days ago
17.

jr21ncali    

RIP

1551 days ago
18.

Susy    

Very sad, I do not doubt at all that the man was heartbroken over Brittany's death. How sad for Sharon, who has battled cancer and lost her only child and now her son in law in just 5 months. I hope she has support to get through this, she seems like a very sweet lady. RIP Simon and Brittany

1551 days ago
19.

Lalatmz    

WOW, THAT IS JUST CRAZY. POOR WOMAN, HOW MANY MORE CADAVERS IS SHE GOING TO DISCOVER IN THAT HOME? R.I.P BRITT

1551 days ago
20.

Lakers_baybee    

WTF??? He probably killed himself because Brittany didn't leave him any of her assets. It backfired on this guy- he probably overdosed Brittany to have her money and instead she left it all to her monther... how sad!!!!!

1551 days ago
21.

John    

doesn't shock me one bit

1551 days ago
22.

lipgloss    

There was some movie with Brittany on Sunday afternoon/evening [CST)...I wonder if it pushed him over the edge.

1551 days ago
23.

tamraann    

Wow, how incredibly sad for this family and for Brittney Murphy's mother to have to go through seeing her daughter's husband like this!

1551 days ago
24.

Phreaky    

Wow, seriously? WTH
RIP
A lot of people publicly blamed him for Britney and even blamed him for things before she died. I wonder if those same people will now celebrate his death?

1551 days ago
25.

Kelly    

How lovely.....some people saying things like "thank Christ" when someone is found dead, and others referring to someone who just died as a "cadaver"......really clASSy.....

1551 days ago
26.

lipgloss    

Ummm....people, being DEAD doesn't make this guy ANY LESS of an *******.



What a bunch of hypocrites.

1551 days ago
27.

Joann    

OMG. I wonder did he commit suicide??? The mother found her daughter dead, now the son-in-law. This is so sad.

1551 days ago
28.

melissa murphy    

Sharon, if you need a place to stay to get away from that house and want to be around loving people. Know that you would have a place to go in, Oregon! I can't even imagine losing two people in such a short time. My heart goes out to you! Make sure you have a great support system! Stay strong!!

1551 days ago
29.

melissa murphy    

My thoughts go out to Sharon for losing your daughter and son in law. Can't imagine what your going through! Stay strong!!

1551 days ago
30.

mcgavock    

RIP

1551 days ago
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