Simon Monjack, Widower of Brittany Murphy, Found Dead

Five months after the death of his wife, actress Brittany Murphy, Simon Monjack was found dead at his Hollywood Hills home late Sunday. He was 39 years old. The preliminary cause of the death is natural causes, according to Los Angeles police. 

Witnesses say that Brittany’s mother, Sharon, who still lived in the house with Monjack, found him unconscious in the master bedroom and then called 911. Paramedics were unable to revive him. 

Monjack, a British screenwriter, is best known professionally for writing and producing the 2006 movie about Warhol actress/model Edie Sedgewick  called “Factory Girl.”

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