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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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1.

ME    

Bath Salts..

753 days ago
2.

writenow    

Tweaker actor. Or real life?

753 days ago
3.

CJ    

PCP

753 days ago
4.

writenow    

Wait, he's a victim?. Of what, when he's a suspect in a murder? Oh. He's a victim of poor editing.

753 days ago
5.

PatinNJ    

I have never watched that show and never will. Who has time? Plus one can tell from the commercials that it is garbage.

753 days ago
6.

LiLo's boy toy    

Damn, they killed off Opie on SOA too.

753 days ago
7.

bjay    

Wow. This is a bizarre and confusing story. How can the person that fell or jumped from roof murder himself?

753 days ago
8.

Mickey Kafka    

wtf -_-

753 days ago
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bornunderprotest    

amazing how people will jump to a conclusion, when only a fragment of a story is being presented. if it were you or a loved one,how would you like to be dealt with in that manner?

753 days ago
10.

djb    

>>28-year-old Lewis was found in a driveway Wednesday morning...<

must have been some fall for him to be IN the driveway

753 days ago
11.

Tookie Topbox    

That's f'd up!!

753 days ago
12.

john    

Look how frumpy Katie Perry is.....don't let a little extra makeup fool you.....she is still a ugly little troll!!!

753 days ago
13.

paul a.    

PCP, definitely.......

753 days ago
14.

Mike44090    

I've never watched the show but it sounds like a robbery gone bad. It may have not have been just for money but a woman of that age may have some good drugs around the house.

753 days ago
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Laura    

Neighbors heard an 81 year old woman screaming, and nobody rushed to help..the guy had time to kill her, go outside and attack two other men, climb on the roof, fall and die, and not one neighbor came to help? Glad I don't live around neighbors like that.

753 days ago
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