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'Sons of Anarchy' Actor

Suspect in BIZARRE

L.A. Double Death

9/27/2012 8:00 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
EXCLUSIVE

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Law enforcement sources tell TMZ ... cops believe Johnny was on drugs-- either PCP or meth -- at the time he allegedly killed a woman and then fell to his death.

Sources tell us ... after allegedly killing the 81-year-old woman, Johnny had fought with two men for 3 to 4 minutes ... hurting at least one of them

We're told Johnny initially used a 2x4 to attack the men ... and then used his bare hands.

Law enforcement sources say the men he fought with say Johnny showed "super-human strength" and was "phenomenally strong."

We're told Johnny tried to break into the house of one of the men ... and it took 3 people to hold him back.

One source tells TMZ ... Johnny had gone to a neighbor's home to introduce himself earlier in the day.

Neighbors tell us Johnny had lived in that house before, moved away, and then came back.

Neighbors who knew Johnny say he was a "nice guy."

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Johnny Lewis
-- who had big roles on "Sons of Anarchy," and "The O.C." and once dated Katy Perry -- was found dead yesterday ... and his body was discovered at the same L.A. property as an 81-year-old woman he's suspected of murdering ... TMZ has learned.

According to our law enforcement sources, 28-year-old Lewis was found in a driveway Wednesday morning in the Los Feliz neighborhood -- and the elderly woman who owned the home was found dead inside ... the victim of a homicide.  Investigators say they believe Lewis beat the woman to death.

According to multiple reports, neighbors heard the 81-year-old woman screaming ... and then saw a young man outside her home attack 2 other people with a piece of wood ... before he climbed onto the roof and fell to his death.

Lewis was renting a room from the 81-year-old victim.

Law enforcement sources tell us Lewis is the sole suspect in the woman's murder, and they are not looking for other possible suspects.

Lewis dated Perry back in 2006 -- and attended numerous Hollywood events together.

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Lewis played Kip 'Half-Sack' Epps on "Sons of Anarchy" for 2 seasons, and also had one-off roles on "Criminal Minds" ... "Bones" ... and "CSI."
 
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121.

ROBIN    

More than likely it was PCP.

670 days ago
122.

Lola    

Society MUST start putting these druggies and junkies into PRISON where they belong. Laws are made to protect society. I'm sick of ignorant people saying these crimes don't hurt anybody. Of course they do. Ask this old lady and her cat, if they weren't mutilated and slain. And marijuana really is a gateway drug, no matter how much the potheads protest. Just ask some of the long term druggies. They all got started with marijuana. There are also permanent brain changes from all these drugs. We are creating a society that is going to be plagued by more and more of these dangerous animals, unrecognized in our midst until they slay and possibly devour another one of us. Wake up before anarchy really reigns.

670 days ago
123.

ian twolan    

Good Riddance to a piece of **** !

670 days ago
124.

jon    

blame the irishman

670 days ago
125.

famous theater actors    

It is really very bad news. I think that it is not the case of simple murder but it seems to be a different story regarding this murder case.

670 days ago
126.

BG    

One less Obama voter.

670 days ago
127.

AC    

I noted the otehr night that one of your people said "I love Nelly Furtado -- she's Portuguese!!"
Well, actually, she was born and grew up in Victoria, British Columbia, CANADA and her parents are from Portugal. She speaks Portugese, but she is CANADIAN!!

669 days ago
128.

CitySide    

Beating an 81 year old lady and her cat to death and then dismembering her cat with his bare hands! Burn in hell, druggie!

669 days ago
129.

Michael J Lightbody    

SOA is the best show on tv!! people just do messed up things sometimes no rhyme no reason... its not because of the show? he was a good actor but kinda weird...

667 days ago
130.

robs    

how do they know he was not protecting the lady from the other two guys? dead men don't talk, and i am sure he had enough money that he didn't need to resort to bath salts. thats whats wrong with this society. noone needs poroof as long as the "news?" says that it's the truth...

666 days ago
131.

Blue Ballsack    

Must have been smoking that dam pot!!!!

652 days ago
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