wow so left field on this TMZ reports that she died of a cardiac arrest in her boyfriends home. dude this sucks she was pretty funny and kinda crazy. she was in a few movies and was luann on king of the hill…damn.
UPDATE 3:11 PM ET — Sources tell TMZ Brittany Murphy’s mom discovered her unconscious in the shower. We’re told when paramedics arrived, they quickly determined Murphy was in full cardiac arrest and immediately administered CPR. They continued CPR in route to Cedars-Sinai Medical Center — several miles away — and Murphy was unresponsive. She was pronounced dead at the hospital.
We’re told the LA County Coroner’s is picking up Murphy’s body from Cedars later today and will launch a death investigation.
UPDATE 4:00 PM ET — We’re also told the LAPD has launched a death investigation.
UPDATE 4:07 PM ET — A rep for Murphy tells TMZ, “In this time of sadness, the family thanks you for your love and support. It is their wish that you respect their privacy.”
UPDATE 5:21 PM ET — Two LAPD officers were just spotted going into Murphy’s home.
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