Police confirm death of Philip Seymour Hoffman

Oscar-winning actor Philip Seymour Hoffman has been found dead after suffering an "apparent drug overdose", the New York Police Department said.

Philip Seymour Hoffman has been found dead in New York. Credit: Reuters

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'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.