Reporters from local US media have posted images from what is believed to be outside actor Philip Seymour Hoffman's apartment in Manhattan.
The Medical Examiner is on scene at 35 Bethune St where Philip Seymour Hoffman was found dead. Photo: Peter Gerber http://t.co/gNbtW5Emmh
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Philip Seymour Hoffman joins a sad list of Hollywood stars whose lives were seemingly cut short by drugs, here is a look at other losses.
A look at the life and career of Philip Seymour Hoffman who has died from an "apparent drug overdose" aged 46.