was found dead in the bedroom of her Brentwood
home by her psychoanalyst Ralph S. Greenson after he was called by Monroe's housekeeper Eunice Murray
on August 5, 1962. She was 36 years old at the time of her death. Her death was ruled to be "acute barbiturate
poisoning" by Dr. Thomas Noguchi
of the Los Angeles County Coroners office and listed as "probable suicide". Many individuals, including Jack Clemmons
, the first Los Angeles Police Department
officer to arrive at the death scene, believe that she was murdered. No murder charges were ever filed. The death of Monroe has since become one of the most debated conspiracy theories
of all time.
Allegations of conspiracy
On August 5, 1962, at approximately 4:45 am, Sergeant Jack Clemmons received a phone call from Dr. Ralph Greenson informing him that Marilyn Monroe had died from an overdose of pills. Clemmons drove out to Monroe’s bungalow in Brentwood. He had suspicions that it might have been a prank, but they were soon doused upon his arrival at her home.
Dr. Greenson and housekeeper Eunice Murray
led Clemmons into Monroe’s bedroom. The officer found the actress facedown on her bed, nude, her left hand sprawled across the bed touching the telephone on the nightstand. He noticed several prescription bottles littered on top of the nightstand. He did not notice a drinking glass in the... Read More