Thursday, July 03, 2008

Christina Applegate's ex-boyfriend found dead

TMZ reports:
Lee Grivas, the 26-year-old boyfriend of Christina Applegate, was found dead in his apartment. His body was discovered on July 1 by a neighbor who found him in the living room of his Hollywood apartment. Grivas was pronounced dead at 5:25 PM.

Although the autopsy has not been completed, we're told there were no visible signs of trauma.

UPDATE ( 7:00 PM)

People reports:
Christina Applegate's ex-boyfriend Lee Grivas, 26, was found dead from an apparent drug overdose in his Hollywood apartment on Tuesday. "Grivas did have a history of drug abuse, and our investigator found a syringe at the scene," said Lt. Fred Corral of the L.A. Department of Coroner. "But we're not making any preliminary conclusions until a toxicology report is completed."

On Thursday, Applegate, 36, released the following statement:

"I am profoundly saddened. Lee was an incredible human being who was an extremely important and beautiful part of my life. He is missed beyond words. He touched so many and I feel much sadness for his mother, brother and all of his family and friends."

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