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Heath Ledger Dead Possible Drug Overdose

January 22, 2008


The office is freaking out, the buzz is in the air. People are refreshing TMZ every minute.

Actor Heath Ledger has been found dead by a masseuse in his NY residence

Sources say the Brokeback Mountain star and 2006 Academy Award nominee was found motionless in his bed by a masseuse earlier this morning.

“He was found unconscious at the apartment and pronounced dead,” a spokesperson for the police stated. Police said they did not suspect foul play. They also said they found sleeping pills near Ledger’s body.

Rumors fly that he was in the company of an olsen twin

Heath Ledger was in the process of filmingThe Imaginarium of Doctor Parnassus by Terry Gilliam in which he “died” last December

He was set to play the Joker in the upcoming Batman film The Dark Knight . Which is currently in post production.

Ledger leaves behind Matilda his two-year-old daughter with former fiancee, Michelle Williams .