Oscar Winner Philip Seymour Hoffman Found Dead

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Philip Seymour Hoffman, 46, died of an apparent overdose today in New York City, Celebuzz has confirmed.

Hoffman, who won an Oscar for Capote in 2005, had a history of drug use and entered rehab in 2013 for heroin addiction.

NYPD sources tell ABC News that injectables were found in the actor's West Village apartment, but his cause of death has not yet been confirmed.

According to People, a syringe was found in Hoffman's arm and that a clear envelope (allegedly filled with heroin) was nearby.

The actor starred in The Hunger Games: Catching Fire, as well as Mocking Jay, the second part of which is still in production.  He also attended this year's Sundance Film Festival for his film, God's Pocket.

Hoffman and his partner, Mimi O'Donnell have three child together - daughters Tallulah and Willow, and son Cooper.

 

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