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Johnny Lewis

Fresh Out of JAIL

Before Murder

9/27/2012 8:20 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
EXCLUSIVE

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Johnny Lewis
-- the man suspected of murdering his 81-year-old landlady Wednesday -- was  6 days out of jail before the killing ... TMZ has learned.

Lewis was released from L.A. County Jail on September 21.  We're told he had several criminal cases filed against him at the time of his death.

We do not know the nature of the offenses, but law enforcement sources tell TMZ ... the "Sons of Anarchy" star was also recently in rehab.

What's more ... we're told a dead cat was found in the house where Lewis lived with the landlady -- and the home was ransacked. Police are investigating, but Lewis is also suspected of killing the cat.

As we reported ... law enforcement sources tell TMZ they believe Lewis was either on PCP or Meth at the time of the murder.  The 2 people who fought Lewis before he fell to his death from a roof told cops the actor exhibited "superhuman strength."

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JR    

How did TMZ decide it was meth or PCP? Remember the Miami Zombie guy who guy who chewed the face off the homeless man? He was
doing Bath Salts and apparently had superhuman strength. It's such a waste.

672 days ago
17.

sum dum jerq    

*Former

Moreso than calling him a "star" that seems like kind of an important detail.

672 days ago
18.

david 183    

He looked like a crackhead.

672 days ago
19.

Cassie    

Drugs are bad, mmmkay?

672 days ago
20.

Parker    

A BIT PART DOES NOT MAKE YOU A STAR OF THE SHOW...GLAD THIS MUDERING AZZOLE IS DEAD...HOPE HE ROTS IN HELL FOR ETERNITY

672 days ago
21.

kitnplayn    

If you're old enough to take crystal meth, you're old enough to know how stupid you are. It changes the way your brain functions, and that is not repairable. The weak and neglected children will take that drug to be important to the pushers, so don't negelect the children in your society.

672 days ago
22.

jen    

what 20 something lives with a 88 year old women? and why would her family let him live there....weird...

672 days ago
23.

BellaJ    

Effing A hole, killed an 81 year old woman and her cat?!! So glad he fell to his death!

671 days ago
24.

tellmeaboutit     

Good riddance, freak. Garbage in, garbage out. Too bad innocent people and animals are exposed to losers like this "star."

671 days ago
25.

_][ Character_Assassin ][_    

Has to be PCP. Meth would have him turned into McGuyver while he was on the roof and made wings out of the roofing tiles to fly away.

671 days ago
26.

SammyG    

Sounds like he was taking bath salts like that nut who ate that guys face off in Miami earlier this year

671 days ago
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