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Philip Seymour Hoffman's last days: Timeline of death

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The Wall Street Journal is reporting today that Philip Seymour Hoffman's girlfriend told police that the actor seemed "high" the day before his death. The movie actor, who is best known for his role in "Capote," was found dead in his apartment in Lower Manhattan on Sunday.

The following is a timeline in the death of Philip Seymour Hoffman

January 17

Philip Hoffman attends the Sundance Festival. He appears tired and pale.

Thursday Jan. 30

Phillip Seymour Hoffman is in Atlanta. He is seen with a woman drinking in a restaurant. Observers say, he entered the bathroom repeatedly. Patrons found his behavior odd and stated that the actor appeared drunk and unkempt.

Later that evening, Hoffman is seen on an airplane, slumped forward as if he had passed out.

Saturday Feb. 1

  • Neighbors say Philip Hoffman looked fine.
  • 2 p.m.: Mimi O'donnell sees Philip Seymour Hoffman outside his apartment. According to her, he appears to be high.
  • 8 p.m.: Mimi O'donnell speaks to Hoffman by phone. He still appears to be under the influence.
  • 10 p.m: Hoffman calls Mimi O'donnel for the last time.

Sunday Feb. 2

  • When Philip Seymour Hoffman fails to pick up his three children at a nearby park, his ex tells Daivd Katz to pay Hoffman a visit.
  • When David Katz enters the West Village apartment, he finds Philip Seymour Hoffman unconscious on the floor of his bathroom. He was wearing boxer shorts and a t-shirt. He was also found still wearing his glasses.
  • Police say, a needle-syringe was still placed in Hoffman's arm, according to the New York Post.
  • It is reported that forensic investigators found a package of heroin.
  • Philip Seymour Hoffman's longtime girlfriend Mimi O'donnell is seen entering the apartment. She appears visibly upset, according to the Christian Post.

Update: Monday Feb. 3

It is reported that 5o bags of heroin and 20 syringes are found in Hoffman's home, along with several bottles of prescription medication.

An autopsy report is expected later today. Autopsy results are expected to confirm death by drug overdose.

According to the New York Post, police investigators are actively searching for the drug dealer who sold Hoffman the bags of heroin.

According to ET, a family member stated that the funeral will most likely take place in New York. Hoffman's children are with their mother.


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