More Details Emerge Surrounding Johnny Lewis' Death

Posted Friday September 28, 2012 9:50 PM GMT

As new details emerge surrounding the death of Johnny Lewis, GossipCenter has learned the actor is suspected of killing his 81-year-old landlord, Catherine Davis, and dismembering her cat all before falling -- or jumping -- to his death. The events occurred near his Los Feliz, California home on Wednesday (September 26).

Investigators are researching whether the former "Sons of Anarchy" star was under the influence of a new synthetic drug called Smiles, and the Assistant Chief Coroner Ed Winter told reporters that his exact cause of death will be announced after toxicology results are finalized.

According to Los Angeles probation officers, Johnny was out of jail for only five days before the tragic incident took place and faced a steady struggle with drug and mental-health issues over the past 10 months.

The creator of "Sons of Anarchy" posted on his Twitter account Thursday (September 27), stating, "I wish i could say that i was shocked by the events last night, but i was not. i am deeply sorry that an innocent life had to be thrown into his destructive path."

Johnny's dad Michael Lewis also made a statement about his son's death telling reporters, "Johnny was the bright star of our lives. We always looked up to him, and now I guess we'll have to look up a little higher. That's all I can tell you."

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