Photos: Controversial celebrity deaths
updated 8:19 AM EDT, Mon July 8, 2013
Actress Brittany Murphy's death hit like a bombshell in December 2009 when she unexpectedly died at 32. A coroner later said that the actress died from a combination of pneumonia, an iron deficiency and multiple drug intoxication. Her husband, Simon Monjack, died five months later of acute pneumonia and severe anemia, "just like Brittany," the coroner said. Her father is contesting those findings and questioning whether she was poisoned. It's a controversial case, but in Hollywood, controversial celebrity deaths are far from uncommon ...
Controversial celebrity deaths
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