The medical examiner’s report on the tragic death of actor Phillip Seymour Hoffman has been released. It lists the Hoffman’s cause of death as a potent cocktail of dangerous drugs. At the time of his death, police officers discovered bags of heroin and syringes all over Hoffman’s New York apartment.
According to the medical examiner, Hoffman’s death was an accidental overdose and not a suicide. Contributing to his fatal “acute drug intoxication” were the drugs; heroin, cocaine, benzodiazepines such as Valium or Klonopin and amphetamines such as Adderall.
Last month when Hoffman failed to show up for a play date with his children, his body was discovered in his West Village apartment. Hoffman had relapsed last spring and spent some time in a treatment facility after he’d been sober for 23 years.
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