Report: Suicide at Mel Gibson's House


Mar. 19 2008, Published 12:50 p.m. ET

Link to FacebookShare to TwitterShare to Email

A construction worker has killed himself at the home of Academy Award winning actor, Mel Gibson.

TMZ is reporting the 47-year-old worker hanged himself at Mel's Agoura Hills home --

near Malibu. He was found by the job site foreman. The sheriff's substation in Lost Hills took the call at 8:07 a.m. PT. It's the same station where Mel was taken after his DUI arrest in 2006.

Mel was not at home when the tragedy occurred or when the body was discovered. A police source says no one from Gibson's family was living at the house, as it is currently under heavy construction.

Article continues below advertisement

The body was reportedly found hanging in the addition to the home that was being built and was "in full rigor mortis," meaning that the hanging could have occurred last night.

Mel's house is less than a mile from his church, The Holy Family Catholic Church, where Mel's daughter was married in September 2006.

Even though he was not living at the house, Mel was in L.A. as recently as last weekend. On Saturday, a secret dinner meeting between Mel and Britney Spears. The two shared a meal at Romanov Restaurant in L.A.'s San Fernando Valley.


Want OK! each day? Sign up here!

© Copyright 2023 OK!. A DIVISION OF EMPIRE MEDIA GROUP HOLDINGS LLC. OK! is a registered trademark. All rights reserved. Registration on or use of this site constitutes acceptance of our Terms of Service, Privacy Policy and Cookies Policy. People may receive compensation for some links to products and services. Offers may be subject to change without notice.