Prescription drugs were found close to Simon Monjack’s body.
The British screenwriter - whose wife Brittany Murphy died in December aged just 32 - was discovered “unresponsive” in the bedroom of his Hollywood home last night and Los Angeles coroners are currently investigating why the 39-year-old passed away.
Los Angeles County Assistant Chief Coroner Ed Winter said, “There were some prescription drugs found that belonged to Mr. Monjack, and we’ll have an ongoing investigation. Cause of death is pending, and there will be an autopsy after a day or so, and pending toxicology reports, we’ll be releasing the results after we get all those tests back. The family is devastated at this time, and it is under investigation.”
According to the coroner, Simon’s body was found in the master bedroom and there “were no illicit drugs location - just prescription medications,” though he declined to say what they were. Simon’s death will not be investigated by police as there are no suspicious circumstances surrounding his passing.
Less than two weeks after being admitted into the hospital for a brain hemorrhage, doctors say Bret Michaels is on his way to a making full recovery.
At a press conference today from the Barrow Neurological Institute at St. Joseph’s Hospital in Phoenix, Dr. Joseph Zabramski said the 47-year-old singer has been released from their care. He could not disclose where Michaels is at this time.
“Mr. Michaels was indeed a lucky person, a very lucky person,” Zambramski stated. “He’s improving and I expect him to continue to improve,” he added. “I really expect that he will fortunately make a 100% recovery. He’s just one of those lucky people – 10 to 20% who make a complete recovery and can resume all of their normal activities.”
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UPDATE: Ivanka Trump has just tweeted this message about the Celebrity Apprentice contestant: “My thoughts & prayers go out to Brett [sic] Michaels and his family. I wish him a very speedy recovery.”
Less than a week after telling fans that he “could have died” had it not been for an emergency appendectomy, singer Bret Michaels is currently being treated for a brain hemorrhage at an undisclosed location.
According to a report, the 47-year-old is listed in critical condition.
This latest medical development started late last night after the Celebrity Apprentice contestant complained of a massive headache. That’s when the bleeding at the base of Michael’s brain stem was discovered.
“After several CAT scans, MRIs and an angiogram, [doctors] decided to keep Michaels in the ICU and are running several tests to determine the cause. [It] will be touch and go for the next few days while he is under intense observation,” a source told People magazine.
After Bret’s appendectomy on April 12, the rocker was transferred to a rehabilitation facility that specializes in the care of diabetic patients. (Michaels has openly discussed his battle with diabetes.)
No word at this time what this situation might mean for the upcoming episodes of Celebrity Apprentice.
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