Tuesday, September 28, 2010

Longtime Film Editor For Quentin Tarantino, Sally Menke Is Found Dead

Very sad news to report, Sally Menke the oscar-winning editor and long time collaborator for Quentin Tarantino was found dead early Tuesday morning in Beachwood Canyon, LA.

The LA Times is reporting Menke, 56, had gone hiking with her dog in the extreme heat in Griffith Park.

Friends alerted police when Menke didn't return home Monday night. Search dogs, an LAPD helicopter and officers on foot spent hours scouring the park looking for her.

Law enforcement sources told the Times her body was found at the bottom of a ravine near the 5600 block of Green Oak Drive. Her cause of death has not been officially determined.

Her locked car was discovered in a nearby parking lot. Police said her dog was found alive.

Quentin Tarantino talks about his editor, Sally Menke