'Chris Penn found dead'
Actor Chris Penn, the younger brother of Hollywood star Sean Penn, has been found dead at his home in Santa Monica, California. The 40-year-old’s body was discovered at around 4pm yesterday inside the four-storey condominium complex where he lived. Police said there were no obvious signs of foul play. Sean Penn's publicist Mara Buxbaum issued a statement saying: "The Penn family would appreciate the media's respect of their privacy during this difficult time". A post-mortem examination will determine the cause of death. Chris starred in 'Reservoir Dogs' as Nice Guy Eddie Cabot, as well as 'Mulholland Falls' and 'Rush Hour.' His latest film, 'The Darwin Awards,' was scheduled to have its premiere at the Sundance Film Festival in Utah today. Chris features alongside Winona Ryder, Joseph Fiennes and David Arquette in the comedy adventure.