Law enforcement sources told America's NBC News that items found in Philip Seymour Hoffman's apartment include:
- About 50 bags of heroin - some used, some unused
- Six bottles of prescription drugs used to treat high blood pressure, ADHD, anxiety and addiction
One source told NBC that overdose was the leading theory and toxicology results will determine the cause of death in the coming days.
A variation 100 time more potent than heroin - laced with the painkiller Fentanyl - is causing a spike in deaths on the US East Coast.
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.