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Heath Ledger Found Dead

Still Mourning Heath Ledger

We are still in shock from today's sad news that Heath Ledger was found dead in a NYC apartment by a housekeeper. Heath was just in London this past weekend filming The Imaginarium of Doctor Parnassus — the status of the film remains unknown. The latest news is:

  • TMZ reports Heath's family is saying his death was accidental and not a suicide. TMZ also claims Heath had pneumonia when he died.
  • As we reported earlier, Michelle is currently on a plane. She is headed to NYC right now and is completely "devastated."
  • An autopsy is scheduled to be performed tomorrow afternoon to reveal more details on Heath's health and cause of death.
  • People reports Hollywood is expressing their sadness and they have quotes from fellow Aussie's Mel Gibson and Nicole Kidman and the producer of Brokeback Mountain who said, "Heath Ledger was a courageous actor, and a great soul. He gave us the gift of sharing his fearless and beautiful love – of his craft, and of all who worked with him – for which all of us will be eternally grateful."
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