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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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Wow!!! How crazy! Mom has something to do with this. Wait.

1616 days ago


Maybe he was so guilty ...

1616 days ago


Very,Very sad. I hope Sharon will be ok.
There were so many seemingly strange things happening, but hey, I am not an expert nor do I want to think or say bad things, that are most likely not true anyway. No speculation here....I will wait for the official statements. RIP Simon and Britney.
Only my thoughts are with Sharon. I hope she has friends and family that can help her through this.

1616 days ago


All of them received hundreds of prescription pills a month. Although Britney was found to have been treating pneumonia, she was an addict. Her husband was an addict, also. It won't surprise me, that now both of them are gone, if her mom is found dead within the next 6-12 months.
Don't get me wrong.....I loved Britney Murphy. She was an excellent actress. But she and her husband were also addicts.....

1616 days ago


woww that is just too sad :(

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Perhaps he died of a broken heart. It's not unheard of for a person to lose their will to live, after a soul mate passes away. Everyone was wrong about the manner of death when Murphy passed, so don't be so quick to judge.

1616 days ago


Probably just a fluke occurrence that both of these relatively young people died in such a short time span in the same house. That being said, I'm never sitting foot in that house or living under the same roof as Sharon. Not that either event is at all likely to occur in this reality... maybe in the flashsideways world.

1616 days ago


Dear Rodney Peterson (Writer of Cutting Confessions

If your grammer is anything like your writing, the world awaits your next film with zero eagerness.

The guy is dead, you prick. Pay some respect. Who are you anyway? Curious minds want to know.

1616 days ago


maybe they should start investigating the mother. seems a little too coincidental to me

1616 days ago


mother-in-law? were they living together her and the son-on-law real strange......................lotsa questions here

1616 days ago


i gotta tell you, this mother sharon tried to sell brittany's house they all lived in not that long ago and then took it off the market when the public found it a little tacky. they need to check these two corpses (brittany and simon) for arsenic poisoning or something. i am absolutely serious. this is veeerrrryyyy ominous. very. i think this mother wanted the small fortune? brittany ac***ulated and her daughter and simon were getting in the way. nonetheless, a very strange family and very sad cir***stances. they died way too young.

1616 days ago


Wow! Scary!!

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That's sad, maybe he died of a broken heart. None of us will possibly understand why she loved him, but any death, especially someone as young as they were. It's still unfair, and your left with horrible cir***stances. I wish his family well, and prayers.

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