Actress Christina Applegate‘s on-again off-again boyfriend Lee Grivas was found dead in his Hollywood apartment on July 1st. A neighbor discovered the body of the 26-year-old in his living room.
Applegate, 36, met Grivas, an Alaskan fisherman, skateboarder and aspiring photographer while in the middle of a divorce from actor Jonathan Schaech. The two have dated off and on since then, reconciling the last time in April. Grivas battled drug and alcohol problems and left Christina in a last ditch effort to get clean. The two were not dating at the time of his death.
There were no visible signs of trauma and the death was reported as a possible accident or suicide. A heroin overdose is suspected, however, no cause of death has been issued pending toxicology tests.
In a statement to Usmagazine.com, Christina said:
“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,” she added. “He touched so many and I feel much sadness for his mother, father, brother, and all of his family and friends.”
Our thoughts and prayers go out to family and friends.