Various outlets are reporting that award-winning actor Philip Seymour Hoffman was found dead Sunday afternoon in his New York City apartment.

The New York Police Department is investigating, and the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner to determine exact cause of death. The official said Mr. Hoffman, 46 years old, was found dead at his apartment at 35 Bethune St. in the West Village neighborhood of Manhattan.

TMZ reports: Details surrounding his death are unclear but the actor had struggled with drug problems most recently checking himself into a rehab facility for heroin back in May.

More details to follow.


[source: WSJ]