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Heath Ledger's Death Was an Accident

Heath Ledger's Death Was an Accident

A rep for Heath Ledger‘s family says Heath‘s death was accidental.

The cops told the Ledger family that there is no evidence that he may have committed suicide, reports TMZ.

His family says he was not that kind of person to have taken his own life.

Heath was sick with pneumonia when he died today in NY. His autopsy is scheduled for tomorrow.

Former fiancee Michelle Williams is currently on a plane en route to NYC.

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  • http://optimum.com zanessa110

    :(

  • wow

    so sad

  • kathleen

    It’s so sad

  • wow

    i’m glad it wasn’t suicide though. that would be the worst pain to live with for those people left behind.

  • sad

    :(

  • ashely

    It’s really heartbreaking. hope his little daughter will be ok

  • http://www.celebpsychic.blogspot.com celebpsychic

    His death is certainly suspicious.

    ———————————————————————————————
    Check out my Dec 2007 prediction about Heath Ledger:

    http://www.celebpsychic.blogspot.com

  • silvia

    OMG, THAT SO TERIBLE, IM IN SHOCK

  • http://youtube.com Steph

    omg.. i feel so bad for him and his family.. this is such a tragedy

  • queenbutler

    Suicide or accident…tragic loss! I wish his daughter the best. May she have all the love and support to help her with her grief and to have a bright, positive and loving future.

  • http://windowslivemessager georgie

    omg wat happened to him?

    :(

  • melissa

    Im still shocked!!

    I can’t beleive it!!! Im so sad!
    My condolences go out to his loved ones!

    May he rest in peace!

    HEATH LEDGER FOREVER!!

  • cscs

    dang :[

  • nicole

    I really can´t believe that this happend
    It´s so sad, specially for his family and young daughter.

  • 008

    Terrible tragedy

    RIP HEATH we’ll miss you so much

  • Couper

    Wow, shock…

  • You/Me

    I am shocked. I adored Heath Ledger, thought he was one of the better actors in HW. So sad.
    Condolences to his family and friends. :-(

  • joneblaze

    I just woke up to a news bulletin and im beyond shocked.A great and talented up and coming actor.I feel so badly for his young daughter and family.Cant believe this.

  • sup

    he didnt deserve to die, but he brought it upon himself. ima miss him though.

  • Puce

    OMG I just can’t believe he’s dead !!!! I’ve just come back from work and opened the internet directly to your website !! What a shock…

  • lu

    i am still in shock. Hollywood has suffered such a tragic loss.

    My heart goes out to his family, I can only imagine what they are going through right now.

    R.I.P Heath.

  • http://www.seabreezecomputers.com/madonna/ Madonna

    very sad!

  • liz

    omg i found this out when i was sitting in the dentists office!!
    the radio was on and the DJ said he was dead!!
    i was in complete and total shock!! my jaw dropped
    he was a great actor and may he rest in peace!

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  • MonkeyShines

    While all anyone can do is HOPE his death was an accident – no one, not the NYPD nor the NY Coroner has ruled this man’s death an accidental OD until the do an autopsy. And that wouldn’t be until probably tomorrow at least.

    TMZ is full of crap. They’re just making stuff up now. As are other sites.

    They can only guess if there was no note left at the scene that it wasn’t a suicide however may people email there notes or mail them sail mail to family and loved ones – so…

    Let’s just give Heath some respect here and mourn his loss and respect his family and stop guessing what happened.

  • Kira

    Life is precious….

    R.I.P. great actor and loving father!

  • http://justjared.buzznet.com/ Ally

    terrible story, poor michelle and his daughter. hope it wasnt suicide

  • unfcukinbelievable

    i have not been able to stop swearing since i heard the news. FF U C K !!! FF U C K !!! FF U C K !!!!!!!!! and some celebs i wish would just go away r still parading around. life is just too freakin unfair!!!

    rest in peace heath, and my sympathies to all his loved ones. it is tragic news indeed. :(

  • Liki

    SHUT UP, celebpsychic. YOU NEED TO STOP PASSING JUDGEMENT ON PEOPLE YOU DON’T EVEN KNOW.
    IT HAS NOT BEEN PROVEN TO BE A SUICIDE. AND EVEN IF IT WERE, HOW DARE YOU SAY ‘this guy robbed his daughter of a Dad,’ LIKE HE SOMEHOW DESERVED TO DIE. YOU ARE A HORRIBLE PERSON. KEEP YOUR NOSE AND PREDICTIONS OUT OF OTHER PEOPLE’S BUSINESS AND RESPECT THE DEAD.

  • http://www.queerclick.com queerclick

    Rest in peace, Heath. Thank you for Brokeback Mountain!

  • SOLO

    HE WAS DIFFERENT…
    HE WAS TALANTED…
    HE WAS….
    IM SURPRISED BY MY OWN REACTION..IM CLOSE TO CRYING EVEN NOT KNOWING HIM THAT WELL…

  • island girl

    Let him rest in peace. There has to be a toxicology study before one can determine if it was an accident or suicide. These studies take weeks to complete. If the family choose to say accidental, then respect it. The man is gone, and let us hope he is in peace.

    Remember how long it took to tell what killed Anna NIcole? Not one afternoon, that’s for sure.

  • jami

    tragic loss for the acting community and of course for his beloved family….his poor daughter of only 2 years may only have faded memories of the father she once knew. So so so sad….I can’t believe this!

  • Liki

    Well said MonkeyShines.

  • Carrie

    I hope the pap’s let the family mourn in peace – if it is true that the family heard on the news that is unforgivable and they need to back-off they need to respect their privacy – especially in these times

  • Queena

    Rest in peace Heath. :(

  • lily

    Oh my, I am literally in tears right now. I guess like everyone I am so shocked by this tragic news. Funny thing was I just saw the The Brothers Grim last weekend for the first time and it reminded me of what a great actor he is or rather was.

    I feel for Michelle, baby Matilda and the rest of his family and friends.

    RIP Heath. You will be missed

  • Didi

    how do they know it wasnt suicide, were they there?: if there were empty pill bottles then it was obviously suicide. how can it be an accident, it doesnt make sense. suicide is definately more plausible than pneumonia related accident

    nobody thinks their family member is ever ‘the kind of person to take their own life’ but in actuality it happens when you least expect it and to people who seem happy and gregarious on the outside but inside, they are miserable. you attempt suicide out of desperation. depressed people don’t reach out to family and friends, they gradually die a slow mental death because they wont or cant reach out for help. So im thinking heath didn’t tell his family about his personal hell so obviously they will claim that he isn’t the type to commit suicide. i think his family are in denial which is only natural but their statement is premature, they should have left it a few days.

  • becky

    its so awful. he was so young.
    i pray for you him and his family.
    R.I.P :[

  • http://sacateelasojotas caaro

    oh my God !it’s so unbelieveble !i can’t -i just can’t believe it.i mean,I-Im in shock.:1

    reast in peace dear heath

  • suzette

    i still can’t believe it
    last night i was watching 10 things i hate about you u_u
    and i was saying how much he looked alike to a guy in the movie hooligans

    may he rest in peace
    there goes an amazing actor

  • http://JUSTJARED.COM nunny

    thta’s so sad :(

  • [~F a m o u s~]

    nobody knows what was in that mans head.

  • sasha

    I’m stunned! Such a young, talented actor! May he rest in peace…

  • Kim

    This is such a tragedy. My thoughts and prayers are with his family. It was also just reported on the news his actual cause of death was from pneumonia. Please stop with the accusations.

  • Laura

    at least he lives on through his daughter

  • luckyL

    Either way, please don’t take drugs for every little thing. I’m sure everything is running through everyone’s mine–should I have been there with him when he had pneumonia? Was he depressed? Who really knows. America is so over-medicated and Hollywood is such a freakin’ mess at time. This may be a terrible terrible accident but it is definitely a devastating tragedy.

  • http://www.justjared.com We will always remember you

    I would like to send my condlences to everyone such phonemial actor and could have been one of the best in our life time. God Bless his loved ones and may you rest in peace Heath Ledger

  • Christine

    : ( Rest In Peace !

  • rachel

    is that all u people got to say!!! I never thought he would be one of people who die before their time, gosh i was so incredibly stunned when i saw this post on the msn homepage. Poor matilda rose my heart goes out to her and her mom. RIP HEATH LEDGER!!!!!

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