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Friday 25 July 2014

Brittany Murphy's husband Simon Monjack found dead

The late Brittany Murphy's husband Simon Monjack has been found dead
Brittany Murphy who has died aged 32
Brittany Murphy arrives at the Premiere Lounge after party for 'The Dead Girl' during AFI FEST 2006 presented by Audi held at Sideways Restaurant & Lounge on November 7, 2006 in Hollywood, California

The British-born husband of late actress Brittany Murphy has been found dead, just five months after he lost his wife.

The body of screenwriter Simon Monjack was discovered at his Los Angeles home, police said yesterday.

His death is said to be due to “natural causes” and police said there was no sign of foul play.

Clueless and 8 Mile star Murphy (32) died in her husband's arms in December after collapsing in the shower.

An inquest found she died from pneumonia complicated by an iron deficiency, anaemia and drug intoxication.

She married Monjack, from north London, in a Jewish ceremony in Los Angeles in May 2007. Police spokesman Sergeant Alex Ortiz said: “There were no signs of foul play or any criminal activity involved.”

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