J. Paul Getty's Grandson, Heir to Oil Fortune, Dies at 47

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Andrew and Gordon Getty at J. Paul Getty's funeral in 1976

Andrew Getty was found dead in his Hollywood Hills home Tuesday.

Andrew Getty, grandson of oil baron J. Paul Getty, was found dead Tuesday in his Hollywood Hills home. He was 47.

The cause of death has not yet been determined, and the investigation is ongoing. Police say that foul play is unlikely, according to the Los Angeles Times.

The Times also reports that a woman was at the premises when the death occurred and was escorted by police from the home for questioning.

Getty had recently filed a restraining order against a woman, with a hearing set for next week. 

Andrew, who is part of the Getty trust, is one of Gordon Getty's four sons. Gordon, 81, is one of J. Paul Getty's three sons and has an estimated net worth of $2.1 billion, according to Forbes.

April 1, 1:00 a.m. Updated with police saying foul play is unlikely.

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