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Sep 29, 2010 6:57 PM

"Last Comic Standing" judge Greg Giraldo Dies at 44

The website TMZ.com is reporting that "Last Comic Standing" judge Greg Giraldo was pronounced dead today from an accidental overdose, after he was taken to a New Jersey hospital Tuesday when he was found unconscious in his hotel room.

The Home News Tribune of East Brunswick reported Monday that police said Giraldo suffered a drug overdose.

New Brunswick police Lt. J.T. Miller on Tuesday told The Associated Press he would not disclose the circumstances.

Miller said officers found Giraldo in his room at the Hyatt New Brunswick on Saturday night. Miller said officers performed CPR.

Giraldo was taken to Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital, which would not comment.

The telephone number listed for his management company was disconnected.

His booking agent's office said they were not commenting.

-- With wire reports

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