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4 suspected drug dealers arrested in Philip Seymour Hoffman death investigation

Reports indicate that four people have been arrested and are being questioned about drugs that may have been involved in the death of actor Philip Seymour Hoffman.
Reports indicate that four people have been arrested and are being questioned about drugs that may have been involved in the death of actor Philip Seymour Hoffman.
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Four individuals suspected of being heroin dealers were arrested on Feb. 4, 2014 in connection with the death of actor Philip Seymour Hoffman, according to the New York Post.

At around 7 p.m. ET, authorities raided a Manhattan address after receiving a tip someone who sold Hoffman heroin was there, the report says.

Upon entering the location, police discovered about 350 glassine envelopes filled with what appeared to be heroin, law enforcement sources told the Post.

At press, the suspects were being questioned and it had not yet been confirmed they had actually sold drugs to the deceased actor.

CBS NY reports that police announced Tuesday that heroin found in the apartment where Hoffman was found dead with a syringe in his arm has tested negative for fentanyl, but did contain synthetic morphine used to “intensify the high.”

Although an autopsy began Monday, an official cause of death for Hoffman has yet to be released, according to CBS.

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