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Actor Philip Seymour Hoffman died of apparent drug overdose: police source

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Award-winning actor Philip Seymour Hoffman, who was found dead in his apartment in New York City on Sunday, died of an apparent drug overdose, a New York city police source said.
/ Source: Reuters

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Award-winning actor Philip Seymour Hoffman, who was found dead in his apartment in New York City on Sunday, died of an apparent drug overdose, a New York city police source said.

The source said Hoffman was found dead in his Manhattan apartment after a 911 emergency call from a friend of his. The source gave no further details.

(Reporting by Chris Francescani; Writing by Cynthia Johnston; Editing by Leslie Adler)