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Philip Seymour Hoffman Found Dead at 46

Academy Award winner Philip Seymour Hoffman was found dead in his New York City apartment on Sunday. He was 46.

The New York City Police Department have confirmed to "The Insider With Yahoo" that the actor was found dead at 12 p.m. ET in his apartment in the West Village of New York City.

The cause of death is still unknown at this point, however the police confirm to "The Insider With Yahoo" that he may have died of a suspected overdose, as he was found with a needle in his arm.

The actor's body is believed to still be in the apartment.

Hoffman struggled with a heroin addiction and most recently checked into rehab in May 2013.

Hoffman won an Oscar for Best Actor for his work in the 2005 film, "Capote."

Yahoo has reached out to Hoffman's rep for a statement.

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02/02/2014 2:21PM
Philip Seymour Hoffman Found Dead at 46
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