Heath Ledger dead in New York flat

Thursday
05:51:41
January
24 2008

Heath Ledger dead in New York flat

View 171.3K

word 229 read time 1 minute, 8 Seconds

Brokeback Mountain actor Heath Ledger has been found dead with sleeping pills near his naked body in his New York apartment.

Ledger, 28, was found after a possible drug-related death in his central Manhattan apartment on Tuesday, New York police department spokesman Paul Browne said.

The Australian-born actor's body was discovered by his housekeeper at around 3.30pm local time after she went to let him know a masseuse had arrived for an appointment, Mr Browne said.Police said they did not suspect foul play and Ellen Borakove, a spokeswoman for the city's medical examiner's office, said an autopsy was planned for Wednesday.

Mara Buxbaum, Ledger's publicist, said: “We are all deeply saddened and shocked by this accident.“At the scene, a police spokesman said Ledger was found naked at the foot of the bed, face down.Prescription drugs, including sleeping pills, were found nearby and there was no evidence that a party had taken place. No suicide note was found, the spokesman said.

In Australia, Ledger's father Kim spoke of his family's grief and said the actor's death was accidental.

“We, Heath's family can confirm the very tragic, untimely and accidental passing of our dearly loved son, brother and doting father of Matilda,“ Mr Ledger said in Perth.“He was a down-to-earth, generous, kind-hearted, life-loving unselfish individual extremely inspirational to many.“ (Press Association)

Source by Varie


LSNN is an independent publisher that relies on reader support. We disclose the reality of the facts, after careful observations of the contents rigorously taken from direct sources. LSNN is the longest-lived portal in the world, thanks to the commitment we dedicate to the promotion of authors and the value given to important topics such as ideas, human rights, art, creativity, the environment, entertainment, Welfare, Minori, on the side of freedom of expression in the world «make us a team» and we want you to know that you are precious!

Dissemination* is the key to our success, and we've been doing it well since 1999. Transparent communication and targeted action have been the pillars of our success. Effective communication, action aimed at exclusive promotion, has made artists, ideas and important projects take off. Our commitment to maintain LSNN is enormous and your contribution is crucial, to continue growing together as a true team. Exclusive and valuable contents are our daily bread. Let us know you are with us! This is the wallet to contribute.

*Dissemination is the process of making scientific and technical information accessible to a non-specialist public. This can come through various forms, such as books, articles, lectures, television programs and science shows.


Similar Articles / Heath Le...York flat
from:
by:
01 gen 1970
from: ladysilvia
by: Apple
from: ladysilvia
by: Apple
from: ladysilvia
by: Apple