Coroner Confirms Philip Seymour Hoffman's Cause of Death

Posted Saturday March 1, 2014 11:10 AM GMT

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.

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