Brittany Murphy Husband Dead of Overdose or Heart Attack?

As we reported earlier this morning, Brittany Murphy‘s husband Simon Monjack was found dead last night at the same home where his wife died five months ago. Now more eerie similarities are emerging between the late actress’s death and her husband’s.

Simon Monjack & Brittany Murphy
Simon Monjack & Brittany Murphy

Simon Monjack’s body was found last night by Sharon Murphy, the mother of the late Brittany Murphy, in a strange and tragic near repeat of her daughter’s death. Sharon Murphy reportedly called 911 around 9:30 PM to report a medical emergency at the home where her daughter and husband Simon Monjack lived at the time of Brittany Murphy’s death. Emergency personnel responded within minutes, but were unable to save Monjack. He was pronounced dead at the scene.

Sharon Murphy allegedly found Simon Monjack unconscious and unresponsive in the master bedroom of the same house where Brittany Murphy died. Sharon Murphy found her daughter collapsed on the floor of the master bathroom last December. According to an unidentified source reported by, a variety of prescription pill bottles were found near Monjack’s body. claims the drugs found at the scene included the same prescriptions found in the bathroom at the time of Brittany Murphy’s death.

While speculation builds that Simon Monjack may have died from a prescription drug overdose, the 39-year-old also reportedly suffered from heart problems in addition to other health issues. In an interview earlier this year, Monjack said he suffered from seizures, had a mild heart attack in 2009 and may have had another attack shortly after Murphy’s death.

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Brittany Murphy Husband Simon Monjack Dead

Brittany Murphy‘s husband Simon Monjack was found dead Sunday night by the actress’s mother, Sharon Murphy, in the same home where her daughter died in December. Brittany Murphy died in December from a combination of pneumonia, anemia and drug intoxication. Simon Monjack’s official cause of death is not yet known.

Simon Monjack and Brittany Murphy
Simon Monjack and Brittany Murphy

Simon Monjack was reportedly found unconscious on Sunday night by Sharon Murphy, who called 911 to report a medical emergency. The Los Angeles Fire Department arrived on scene around 9:30 PM, but emergency respondents were unable to revive Monjack. He was pronounced dead at the scene.

Some reports are claiming Simon Monjack died of a heart attack, but that has not been confirmed. A source allegedly told a “number of pill bottles” were found near Monjack’s body and “some were empty.”

Los Angeles Police Department representative Sgt. Alex Ortiz said in a press statement that there were “no signs of foul play or any criminal activity involved” in Monjack’s death, but an investigation is ongoing.

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