Coroner Confirms Philip Seymour Hoffman's Cause of Death
Though drugs were assumed to be a factor in the death of Philip Seymour Hoffman, fans received confirmation on Friday (February 28) from the New York City coroner.
A spokeswoman for the NYC medical examiner explained that the "Hunger Games" star died from an "acute mixed drug intoxication" of drugs including, heroin, cocaine, amphetamines, and anti-anxiety drugs called benzodiazepines.
On February 2nd, the Oscar-winning actor was found in his Big Apple apartment with a needle in his arm and envelopes of heroin found inside.
This Sunday, Hoffman is expected to be remembered at the 2014 Academy Awards during the In Memoriam portion.