Sandra Bullock's stalker kills himself in standoff with police in LA

A man who stalked star Sandra Bullock has died during a stand-off with police in Los Angeles, TMZ reported Wednesday.

The website said that Joshua James Corbett killed himself in his home after refusing to surrender to law enforcement who arrived Wednesday morning to arrest him for violating probation.

The LAPD confirmed Corbett, 42, was found deceased inside the residence from a self-inflicted injury but but did not say how he died.  

Joshua James Corbett was arrested in 2014 after breaking into Sandra Bullock's West LA home while she and her children were there. He was sentenced to five years probation and treatment at a mental health facility. He was confirmed dead Wednesday after a stand-off with police

Joshua James Corbett was arrested in 2014 after breaking into Sandra Bullock's West LA home while she and her children were there. He was sentenced to five years probation and treatment at a mental health facility. He was confirmed dead Wednesday after a stand-off with police

The Hollywood star, pictured last year, hid in a closet while she guided police to her home when Corbett broke in. She was granted a permanent restraining order against him last June

The star, pictured last year, hid in a closet while she guided police to her home when Corbett broke in. She was granted a permanent restraining order against him last June

According to TMZ, Corbett threatened officers and then barricaded himself inside the house in the neighborhood of La Crescenta.  A S.W.A.T. team was called to the scene.

Local TV news station NBC4 reported that crisis negotiators tried for 5 hours to coax Corbett out of the house but he didn't respond.

When they finally entered the residence, they found him dead. They told the news station it was not from a gunshot.  

Local TV news station NBC4 reported that crisis negotiators tried for 5 hours to coax Corbett out of the house but he didn't respond

Local TV news station NBC4 reported that crisis negotiators tried for 5 hours to coax Corbett out of the house but he didn't respond

The LAPD confirmed Corbett, 42, was found deceased inside the residence from a self-inflicted injury but but did not say how he died.

The LAPD confirmed Corbett, 42, was found deceased inside the residence from a self-inflicted injury but but did not say how he died.

Law enforcement had been trying to serve an arrest warrant for probation violation when the standoff began early Wednesday morning in the quiet residential neighborhood

Law enforcement had been trying to serve an arrest warrant for probation violation when the standoff began early Wednesday morning in the quiet residential neighborhood

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