Mold May Have Killed Brittany

...and Simon Monjack, too
By Evann Gastaldo,  Newser Staff
Posted Jul 26, 2010 8:22 AM CDT
Mold May Have Killed Brittany
In this Feb. 5, 2008 file photo, Simon Monjack, left, and actress Brittany Murphy, attend the Monique Lhuillier 2008 Fall Collection during Fashion Week, in New York.   (AP Photo/Peter Kramer, File)

It was eerie enough when Simon Monjack died just a few months after his wife, Brittany Murphy—it was even eerier when it was reported he died of the exact same cause, pneumonia. Now officials believe mold in their home may have contributed to their deaths, law enforcement sources tell TMZ. The investigation has been turned over to the Department of Public Health now that Murphy’s mother has agreed to let them into the home. Click here to read more about Monjack’s cause of death.
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