Breaking News: Heath Ledger dies at age 28!


Heath Ledger, 28, has died in NY today at 3:35pm.   Lying face down the his bedroom of his SoHo Apartment, Heath was reportedly found by his housekeeper.  There were prescription pills found scattered near his body (they appear to be sleeping pills).

Reportedly Ledger had a scheduled massage appointment and when the masseuse arrived at his house, the housekeeper let the masseuse in.  The housekeeper went to tell Ledger about the appointment, but Ledger didn’t open his bedroom door.  The housekeeper found Ledger unconscious and called 911.

According to reports, Heath was found lying naked and unconscious on a bed with “pills scattered around his body.” When paramedics responded, the actor “was in full cardiac arrest. They attempted to perform CPR on him, but were unsuccessful.”

Meanwhile, NYPD spokeswoman Stephanie Jaramillo refused to comment on the cause of death, saying only that “the investigation is still ongoing.”

Update:A rep for Heath Ledger’s family says the Brokeback Mountain actor’s death was accidental, with an autopsy scheduled for tomorrow.

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18 Responses to Breaking News: Heath Ledger dies at age 28!

  1. Kayla

    you will be missed.
    i’m sorry for the family’s loss.

  2. leah

    my prayers and my heart are going to heath’s family and his close friends during this tragic loss

  3. Punky

    Oh my. Such a terrible thing to have happen to him, such a talented life, cut way to short.

  4. Chris

    Wow, this is shocking to say the least. But from the sounds of it it sounds like he od’d from them pills.

  5. Liz

    He didn’t O.D., they say they it was accidental. He had pneumonia. “Representatives of the actor’s family said police had advised them his death was accidental, the website reported.” This was taken off of and they say were they got it from.

    He will be missed.

  6. Kat

    I was so shocked when I heard the news. He was one of my favorite actors. I’ve loved him since I first saw him in 10 things I hate about you. Goodbye Heath, you will be missed by me and many others.

  7. heather

    omgg i almost cried when i heard about this.what i want to know is why would we wanna O.D. on pills? there has to be a reason.and i think the world should know.he was a very liked actor..that was unbelieveablly good in acting.and his movies were fabolous and very entertaining..its still hard to believe hes not with us anymore.he will be missed.and i can only hope for the best for him and may i pray to god to put him to rest in peace.

  8. lolapr

    I’m so shock!! I’m really sorry for the family,friends and fans like me!! R.I.P

  9. holly

    I was very shocked to hear this. He was a very good looking man. He will be missed.


  10. Heather

    This is so tragic…im very sorry for everyones loss and i dont think anyone will ever come close to being as good at what he does as he was…HEATH LEDGER WILL BE MISSED! :’(

  11. Tiff

    story would be ok if it wasn’t partially stolen.

  12. Jenni

    I will miss his movies and his smile. This is so shocking and I know he will be greatly missed. My prayers go out to his family.

  13. Tiffany

    He will be greatly missed!!! He was an amazing actor!!! Prayers go out to his family and loved ones!!!!

  14. Karen

    Sorry for the Ledger Family’s loss. It’s a shame…i hear that the sleeping pills ((Ambien)) were recalled, i dont know if its true, but still, sorry for their loss, he was a GREAT actor.

  15. Pearl

    This is an awful tradgedy! Heath was so talented and was moving his way up the ladder of stardom, after making Brokeback Mountain one of the best movies i have ever seen, he was sure to go far after breaking down all those barriers, he will be missed. Prayers go out to his family and friends.

  16. Renee

    My most favorite actor is now gone:( Why Him? He have been so good all years but never done anything wrong!


    My most favorite actor is now gone.This is an awful tradgedy!HEATH LEDGER WILL BE MISSED! :’(
    My prayers go out to his family.

  18. stephanie

    how sad he was a very good actor a very good role model

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