No drugs in 'Sons of Anarchy' star Johnny Lewis' system at time of death
By April MacIntyre Nov 30, 2012, 19:08 GMT
Lewis played Kip "Half-Sack" Epps on the TV drama "Sons of Anarchy" in 2008 and 2009 before his character was killed off. He also briefly dated pop singer Katy Perry.
Former "Sons of Anarchy" star Johnny Lewis, suspected of killing his 81-year-old landlady before a fatal fall, was free and clear of any drugs in his system when he died, according to an autopsy report released on Thursday.
The Associate Press reports that Lewis, who had a string of drug-related arrests before allegedly killing Catherine Davis, was deemed free of any drug or alcohol substances, according to the toxicology results.
Lewis played Kip "Half-Sack" Epps on the TV drama "Sons of Anarchy" in 2008 and 2009 before his character was killed off by the IRA. He also briefly dated pop singer Katy Perry.
Reportedly, Lewis had nail marks on both sides of his neck when he died and had suffered partial strangulation.
Ms. Davis operated a retreat for writers and actors out of her home.
radaronline.com previously reported that Lewis was a high profile Scientologist.
"The troubled 28-year-old is listed on numerous websites, message boards and blogs as being a member of the controversial religion."
According to TMZ, Lewis killed Ms. Davis' cat with his bare hands.
"Law enforcement sources told TMZ Lewis went wild on landlady Catherine Davis' cat ... kicking and beating the life out of the animal and "tearing it apart." Law enforcement tells us Lewis did NOT use a weapon, but rather his bare hands and feet."
"The [Davis] home -- located in Los Feliz, CA -- is known as the "Writer's Villa" ... and before it became a crime scene, it was touted as a giant Bed and Breakfast-style property composed of 5 suites and a guesthouse which rented out for $1,650 to $3,000 per month."
"Because of its prime location right near the famous Hollywood sign, the home was a favorite for celebrities of all sorts ... including: Thomas Jane ("Hung," The Punisher"), Chris Parnell ("SNL," "30 Rock), Parker Posey (Louie), Paula Poundstone (comedian)and USA hunk Matt Bomer ("White Collar")."