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Actor Heath Ledger found dead in NYC

Death possibly related to drugs

NEW YORK – Heath Ledger was found dead Tuesday at a downtown Manhattan residence in a possible drug-related death, police said. He was 28.\nNYPD spokesman Paul Browne said Ledger had an appointment for a massage at the Manhattan apartment believed to be his home. The housekeeper who went to let Ledger know the masseuse was there found him dead at 3:26 p.m.\nThe Australian-born actor was an Oscar nominee for his role in “Brokeback Mountain” and has numerous other screen credits.\nHe will soon appear as “the Joker” in “The Dark Knight,” a new Batman movie.

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