Actress Brittany Murphy Dead at 32

Posted Mon Dec 21, 2009 at 10:30 AM PST by

The actress best known for her roles in 'Clueless,' '8 Mile,' and 'Sin City' has died unexpectedly.

Sources say Murphy collapsed in her bathroom on Sunday morning and was rushed to Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles where she passed away.

Although police are still investigating to determine an official cause of death, Chief Coroner Ed Winter said that it "appears to be natural." An autopsy will be performed today or tomorrow.

Murphy was married to British screenwriter Simon Monjack and lived in the Hollywood Hills. She was 32.

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