Actor Johnny Lewis, Katy Perry's Ex-Boyfriend, Found Dead, Named Murder Suspect
TV star Johnny Lewis was found dead in the Los Feliz neighborhood of Los Angeles on Wednesday and has been named as a suspect in the murder of his 81-year-old landlady, Catherine Davis, the Los Angeles Police Department tells Us Weekly.
The 28-year-old actor, who appeared on Sons of Anarchy, The OC and other shows -- and who dated Katy Perry during 2005-2006 -- was discovered in a driveway on Wednesday morning after falling or jumping from the roof following a fight with Davis and two other indviduals. According to the Associated Press, authorities believe Davis was beaten to death.
Earlier that morning, polic had been called after Lewis got into a vicious argument with Davis and two other people on the property --a handyman and a neighbor, who both sustained serious injuries after the incident.
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"Apparently Johnny Lewis appears to be the murder suspect of Davis," LAPD tells Us. "Detectives say Davis was apparently murdered in her Los Feliz home. Police received a call from a screaming woman at that location and that is all we have. Investigation is ongoing. Appears Lewis also fell from a roof and died in the driveway."
"This is so sad," a source close to Lewis tells Us Weekly, adding that Lewis was "spiraling out of control" for several years.