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27 September 2012, 17:50
The 'California Gurls' star's former boyfriend has died following an altercation at the age of 28.
Johnny Lewis, a former star of The OC and ex-boyfriend of Katy Perry, has been found dead in Los Angeles.
The 28-year-old actor, who also appeared in Sons of Anarchy, died on Wednesday (26th September) after apparently falling from a roof.
According to US Weekly, the Los Angeles Police Department have named Johnny as the suspect in the murder of his 81-year-old landlady, Catherine Davis,
His body was discovered in a driveway on Wednesday following an alleged fight with Davis and two other individuals, the American celebrity website reports via the Associated Press.
Katy Perry dated Johnny in 2005 and 2006, and the pair attended a number of high profile events together before the 'Teenage Dream' star achieved fame.
Katy Perry and Johnny Lewis at an event together in 2006: (picture: Wire Image)
Meanwhile, Katy Perry was named Billboard's Woman of the Year earlier this week.
he star will collect the prize following a whirlwind 18 months, which has seen her dominate pop charts around the world following the release of her second album 'Teenage Dream'.