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Catherine Bach's husband found dead outside their Encino home [Updated]

April 30, 2010 |  2:01 pm

Peter Lopez, the husband of "Dukes of Hazzard" actress Catherine Bach, was found dead on the front lawn of the couple's Encino home Friday morning, KTLA reports. [Updated at 3:50 p.m.: Police told RadarOnline that the body was found in the backyard. The site quoted an officer on the scene as saying there was no evidence of foul play.]

Police were responding a report of an assault with a deadly weapon, according to the station.

Lopez had been one of Michael Jackson's music attorneys. According to TMZ, the death is being investigated as a suicide.

-- Christie D'Zurilla

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