US Actress Brittany Murphy Dies of Cardiac Arrest

Society » OBITUARIES | December 21, 2009, Monday // 01:53
Bulgaria: US Actress Brittany Murphy Dies of Cardiac Arrest

US actress Brittany Murphy died Sunday in her home in Los Angeles of a cardiac arrest.

According to, which first reported the death of the star, Murphy was found unconscious in the shower by her mother Sharon in the home that she shared with her husband, British screenwriter, Simon Monjack.

Paramedics determined Murphy to be in cardiac arrest. The LAPD are investigating the death of the celebrity and an autopsy is reported to be carried out as early as Monday.

Actress Brittany Murphy starred in such films as Clueless (1995); Girl, Interrupted (1999); Drop Dead Gorgeous (1999); Don't Say a Word (2001); the TV adaption of the novel The Devil's Arithmetic (2001); 8 Mile (2002) and Uptown Girls (2003) Little Black Book (2004), and Sin City (2005).

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