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Actress Brittany Murphy dies at age 32

LOS ANGELES (KWWL) - A Los Angeles hospital spokeswoman says actress Brittany Murphy has died. She was 32.

Cedars-Sinai Medical Center Spokeswoman Sally Stewart says Murphy died at 10:04 a.m. Sunday. She would not provide a cause of death, or any other information.

Los Angeles Fire Department spokesman Devon Gale says crews responded to a call at 8 a.m. Sunday from a home in Los Angeles that is listed as belonging to British screenwriter Simon Monjack, who is married to Murphy. Gale says one person was transported to a hospital.

Messages left for Murphy's manager, agent and publicist weren't immediately returned.

The actress starred in such films as "Clueless," "8 Mile," and "Don't Say a Word."

Online News Director Nate Leding

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