A police car leaves the house in Beverly Hills, California of Demi Moore.

In a statement Demi Moore said: “I am in absolute shock. I was out of the nation traveling to meet my daughters for a birthday party when I got the devastating news.”

Moore, 52, has starred in films including the Phantom and G.I. Jane.

According to neighbours Moore’s three daughters with Willis have been at your house recently.

Sergeant A. Bone of the Los Angeles Police Department told the LA Times that the casualty wasn’t a member of the Moore family.

Sgt Barry Montgomery talks to media outside the Moore family home.

Moore’s daughter, Scout Willis, celebrates her 24th birthday on Tuesday.