Brittany Murphy Dies at 32
By Stephen M. Silverman
Update Sunday December 20, 2009 03:30 PM EST
Brittany Murphy died of cardiac arrest early Sunday morning, after her mother had found her unconscious in the shower, according to a report by TMZ. The actress was 32.
It is reported that a call went out to 911 from Murphy’s Los Angeles home at 8 a.m. Attempts to revive her were not successful. A spokesperson for Cedars Sinai Medical Center confirmed to PEOPLE that Murphy died at the facility Sunday at 10:04 a.m.
The actress’s rep, Nicole Perna, said in a statement Sunday afternoon, “In this time of sadness, the family thanks you for your love and support. It is their wish that you respect their privacy.”