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Philip Seymour Hoffman’s final hours before fatal overdose

Outside of Philip Seymour Hoffman's apartment
Outside of Philip Seymour Hoffman's apartment
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Philip Seymour Hoffman was found dead in his apartment in Manhattan yesterday and many speculated as to why he had passed. However, there had been reports of it being an overdose and it sounds like many people are jumping to conclusions. However, now, people are trying to put his final hours together. According to a new People report from Feb. 3, Philip Seymour Hoffman’s final hours are now being examined in hopes of finding out what happens before his death.

Apparently, Philip was supposed to pick up his children from his girlfriend’s home. They had just separated. "He never showed up," says a police source. "That's when Mimi [O'Donnell] called a friend, who went to his apartment and called 911." His friend, playwright David Katz, had just seen Hoffman a week earlier. "He was clean and sober, his old self," Katz has told The New York Times after his death. "I really thought this chapter was over."

Around 11:30, his personal assistant and Katz went to the apartment, where they found his lifeless body. According to the police source, Hoffman had a needle stuck in his left forearm. Ten glassine envelopes were located throughout the apartment, where as eight of them were empty. Two of them were located closer to his body, contained a substance that appeared to be heroin, says the source.

The night before, he had taken two friends out for dinner and he appeared fine. Before his death, he had separated from his girlfriend. Are you shocked over his death?