TMZ broke the news that someone at a home listed as belonging to Britanny Murphy's husband dialed 911 about 8 a.m.
Los Angeles Fire Department spokesman Devon Gale said emergency services were called to the house Brittany Murphy shared with her screenwriter husband Simon Monjack in Los Angeles at 8am local time.
Upon arrival to the house paramedics determined that Brittany Murphy was in full cardiac arrest and immediately administered CPR.
They continued mouth-to-mouth as they sped to Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, several miles away from her home. Despite multiple attempts, Brittany Murphy could not be revived. Brittany Murphy was pronounced dead at 10.04am at Cedar Sinai according to Sally Stewart of Cedars.
Brittany Murphy Death Caused by Drug Overdose?
According to reports, Brittany Murphy's mother Sharon Murphy discovered her daughter unconscious in the shower.
Several sites and past rumors have been hinting that Brittany Murphy's death is tied to a drug overdose. At this time there is no proof thst Brittany Murphy's death was caused by a drug ovewrdose. Brittany Murphy has denied drug use in the past. However, heart attacks are not very common at age 32, although they are possible, espceially in those with congenital heart defects.
Brittany Murphy's death will be investigated by the LA county corroner's office.
Brittany Murphy's death will be investigated according to Officer Norma Eisenman confirmed that Los Angeles police detectives have been dispatched to conduct a "death investigation".