Actor Philip Seymour Hoffman died of 'drug overdose'
Published: 2014-02-03 01:49:20.0 BdST Updated: 2014-02-03 01:49:20.0 BdST
Award-winning actor Philip Seymour Hoffman was found dead in his New York City apartment on Sunday of an apparent drug overdose, according to a New York Police Department source.
The source said Hoffman was found dead after a 911 emergency call from a friend of the actor. The source gave no further details.
The New York Times, citing a law enforcement official, said investigators found a syringe in Hoffman's arm and an envelope containing what was believed to be heroin.
Hoffman, 46, won the Academy Award for Best Actor for the 2005 biographical film Capote, and received three Academy Award nominations as Best Supporting Actor.
Any unauthorised use or reproduction of bdnews24.com content for commercial purposes is strictly prohibited and constitutes copyright infringement liable to legal action.
- Humayun Ahmed's portrayal in Farooki's 'Doob' is objectionable, says Shaon
- Director Farooki's "Doob: No Bed of Roses" stalled
- YouTube, Disney ditch PewDiePie over anti-Semitic content
- Adele sweeps Grammy awards in shock victory over Beyonce
- Kinky 'Fifty Shades' stokes fantasy, not reality, says author
- Grammy Awards shape up as clash of pop titans Beyonce and Adele
- Pakistan bans Bollywood hit 'Raees' starring Pakistani actress Mahira Khan
- Box Office: 'Split' tops 'Rings,' as 'Space Between Us' bombs
- Stunt team pays Jackie Chan surprise visit during tribute
- Expect "Fifty Shades Darker" to go even further, actor Jamie Dornan
- Bangladeshi man killed in New York by landlord over rent dispute: Police
- BNP is a terrorist organisation: Canada court
- Former BNP leader Tanbir Ahmed Siddiky's son Irad arrested
- Big fashion brands pull out of Bangladesh garment summit over worker rights concerns
- Gas prices bubble up: Bangladesh households hit with over 50% monthly rise for stoves
- Astronomers find seven Earth-size planets where life may be possible
- Awami League's plot behind Canada court's verdict: BNP
- Hasina taunts Khaleda for stepping onto main altar of the Shaheed Minar
- Kabori’s memoirs at Ekushey Book Fair
- PM Hasina's official visit to India in April