Brittany Murphy's Widower Found Dead
MAY 24, 2010 - Simon Monjack, widower of Brittany Murphy, was found dead at the home the couple once shared in the Hollywood Hills. The Los Angeles Police Department said Monjack was pronounced dead late Sunday night.
A 911 call was placed to come to the aid of Monjack at 9pm Sunday. Resuscitation efforts failed and Monjack died of cardiac arrest. Monjack had reportedly suffered a minor heart attack shortly before his wife's death.
Brittany Murphy died on December 20, 2009 from pneumonia, with other conditions contributing but not directly related to the immediate cause of death being iron deficiency anemia and multiple drug intoxication.