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Is Tony Scott Dead at 68 – Due to Brain Cancer?

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Tony Scott, the British film director, was suffering from inoperable brain cancer when he jumped to his death from the Vincent Thomas Bridge at around 12.30pm on Sunday in Los Angeles.

The Top Gun helmer dead in an apparent suicide, according to the LA County coroner’s office – The US Coast Guard told that a suicide note was found inside the 68-year-old’s car, parked on one of the eastbound lanes of the bridge – Sources revealed that his body was recovered by a dive team at roughly 4.30pm.

Authorities used sonar tackle to find Scott’s death body in the murky waters, after onlookers reported a man jumping off the bridge. The Vincent Thomas Bridge spans San Pedro and Terminal Island, and rises 185 ft. at its highest point above the water.

The brother of Sir Ridley Scott was responsible for movies such as ‘Days of Thunder’, ‘Beverly Hills Cop II’, ‘True Romance’, ‘Enemy of the State’ and ‘The Taking of Pelham 123’. His last movie was 2010’s Unstoppable.

Tony has also executive produced television shows – such as Numb3rs and The Good Wife, and directed music videos for George Michael and Kenny Loggins. He leaves behind wife Donna Scott, whom he wedded in 1994, and Max and Frank twin children’s’.

On the other hand, Tony Scott’s wife has confirmed the police that her husband was healthy and didn’t have cancer, a day after the director committed suicide.

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