Posted: 3 February, 2014 by Scoopla Team

Philip Seymour Hoffman Found Dead

Apparent Overdose In NYC Apartment

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(Splash Australia)

Actor Philip Seymour Hoffman has reportedly been found dead in a Manhattan apartment at the age of 46.

The NYPD is currently investigating and the medical examiner is determining the cause of death. "He was found dead in his bathroom of an apparent drug overdose," an NYPD spokesman said.

Lt. John Grimple from the NYPD spoke to Fifi & Dave in Melbourne about the 911 calls and the events after:



Police outside West Village apartment where Philip Seymour Hoffman found dead. (Twitter - @WilliamsJon)

The Wall Street Journal is reporting that a law enforcement official found a syringe in his man, and an envelope with what is believed to be heroin. Saying “It’s pretty apparent that it was an overdose,” the official said. “The syringe was in his arm.”

Philip Seymour Hoffman was well known for his work in ‘Boogie Nights,’ ‘The Talented Mr. Ripley,’ ‘The Master,’ and ‘Doubt.’

Hoffman is survived by partner Mimi O'Donnell and their three children, son Cooper Alexander, 10, and daughters Tallulah, 7, and Willa, 5.

Tributes are flying in to pay hommage to a truly great actor.

Celebrities Take To Twitter To Express Shock:

More to come.

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