Brittany Murphy's husband found dead

2:52 AM PST 05/24/2010 by Associated Press, AP

Simon Monjack's death believed to be from natural causes

LOS ANGELES -- Police say the husband of deceased actress Murphy has been found dead.

The body of screenwriter Simon Monjack was found late Sunday night at his home in the Hollywood Hills, five months after the death of his wife.

Police spokesman Sgt. Louie Lozano says the preliminary cause of death is natural causes.

He tells The Associated Press that investigators are still at the scene early Monday and he does not have any more details on Monjack's death.

Murphy died Dec. 20, after going into sudden cardiac arrest because of "drug intake," according to the Los Angeles County coroner's office

Her death was ruled accidental, the result of pneumonia complicated by an iron deficiency, anemia and multiple drug intoxication.
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