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Startling Details on Heath Ledger's Death: An Olsen Twin Was Connected after All

Magazine article Editor & Publisher

Startling Details on Heath Ledger's Death: An Olsen Twin Was Connected after All

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The press took it on the chin yesterday when many reporters went with initial reports, or rumors, that actor Heath Ledger had expired in a Manhattan apartment belonging to one of the Olsen twins. They had to run corrections later.

Now it turns out there is a shocking Olsen connection, after all.

The New York Times reports that the masseuse who discovered the body of Ledger "twice called a friend of his, the actress Mary-Kate Olsen, before calling 911, New York City police officials said on Wednesday....

"According to the police, around 12:30 p.m. on Tuesday, a housekeeper, Teresa Solomon, arrived at the apartment, at 421 Broome Street in SoHo, to do household chores. At about 1 p.m., she went into Mr. Ledger's bedroom to change a light bulb in an adjacent bathroom; she found him on the bed face down, with the sheet pulled up to his shoulders, and heard him snoring.

"A masseuse, Diana Wolozin, arrived to give Mr. Ledger a massage about 2:45 p.m. At 3 p.m., after Mr. Ledger did not emerge from his bedroom, with the door closed, the masseuse called him on his cellphone but got no answer. She entered the bedroom and saw him lying in bed. …

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