The news of the death of Brittany Murphy‘s husband, Simon Monjack, late last night came as a shock. RadarOnline has more details from the LAPD. They’re stating that “the preliminary cause of death for Mr. Monjack seems to be natural causes.” Sgt. Louie Lozano also revealed that, “no weapons were found at the scene”. The LAPD will not be involved in the investigation now “since there was no indication of foul play or criminal activity.” They’re leaving it up to the coroner now.
Los Angeles County Assistant Chief Coroner Ed Winter answered questions outside the home that Monjack and Murphy shared on Rising Glen Road. He stated, “This evening, Mr. Monjack was found unresponsive, paramedics responded to the house, he was pronounced dead at [9:45 p.m. Sunday]. There were some prescription drugs found that belonged to Mr. Monjack, and we’ll have an ongoing investigation.”
He added, “Cause of death is pending, and there will be an autopsy after a day or so, and pending toxicology [reports,] we’ll be releasing the results after we get all those tests back.”
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