'Four people questioned' over drugs found in Hoffman's home

Four people are being questioned in connection with drugs found at actor Philip Seymour Hoffman's apartment, CNN reports. About 50 bags of heroin - some used, some unused - are among items that have reportedly been found in his New York apartment.

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John Hurt: Hoffman will be 'greatly missed'

John Hurt paid tribute to Philip Seymour Hoffman's "extraordinary talent". Credit: Press Association

British actor John Hurt, who starred alongside Philip Seymour Hoffman in the 2003 film Owning Mahowny, has said the news of the actor's death had hit him "very hard".

He told the BBC: "He was a great actor, a great member of the film and theatre community. An extraordinary talent, directorially as well as an actor. He'll be greatly missed".

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