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Suspects arrested in the death of Philip Seymour Hoffman

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Three men and one woman have been arrested on suspicion of drug dealing in connection with the death of actor Philip Seymour Hoffman, 46, who was found dead in his New York City apartment on Sunday, according to The Huffington Post, Feb. 5, 2014. Police reportedly recovered narcotics from the suspects' apartment building while carrying out a search warrant in lower Manhattan. In total, three apartments within the building were searched, and 350 bags of heroin were confiscated by authorities.

Police allegedly were tipped off by a junkie who was a customer of the same drug dealers that the suspects were selling drugs from the building on the 300 block of Mott Street. The names of the suspects are yet to be released.

When Hoffman's body was found his apartment, his arm had a needle in it. There also were several small plastic bags on the floor, some filled with heroin and some empty. Hoffman reportedly had bought over $1,000 in drugs from the suspects on the evening prior to his death.

Hoffman, who was an acclaimed actor and Academy Award winner, was best known for his portrayal of Truman Capote in the movie, "Capote." Hoffman was immensely popular and genuinely loved by millions of fans.



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