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Sage Stallone

Sylvester's Son Dies

Of Overdose

7/14/2012 6:10 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
EXCLUSIVE

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UPDATE 10:22 PM PT --
Law enforcement sources tell us ... Sage's death does NOT appear to be a suicide.  We're told there was NO suicide note found at the scene.

Sources tell us officials DID find "numerous empty pill bottles" in the area where Sage's body was discovered. No word on what types of medication the pill bottles were for.

We're told an autopsy is scheduled for some time in the next 48 hours.

UPDATE 5:15 PM PT: 
Sylvester Stallone's rep, Michelle Bega, tells TMZ, "Sylvester Stallone is devastated and grief-stricken over the sudden loss of his son Sage Stallone.  His compassion and thoughts are with Sage's mother, Sasha.  Sage was a very talented and wonderful young man.  His loss will be felt forever."

6:04 PM PT:
Now here's a crazy picture -- the L.A. County Coroner van, flanked by a celebrity tour filled with snap-happy tourists. Welcome to Hollywood, folks.

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Sage Stallone
-- Sylvester Stallone's son -- has died and sources tell us the cause was an overdose of pills.

The details surrounding the death are still unclear .. but we're told he was found in his L.A. home by either a maid or his girlfriend. Paramedics were called to the home and pronounced him dead at the scene.

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Sources tell us authorities are trying to determine if the death was intentional or accidental.

We're told Sylvester is a "wreck."

Sage famously made his film debut alongside his father in the 1990 movie "Rocky 5" -- playing the role of Rocky's son Robert Balboa.

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He went on to act and direct in several films ... including the 1996 film "Daylight."

Sage's mother is Sasha Czack.

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46.

i said lesbians...    

This is heartbreaking.

727 days ago
47.

Dave    

R.I.P Sage. Loved what he did with Grindhouse Releasing

727 days ago
48.

daisy    

How awful. My heart goes out to him family and friends.

727 days ago
49.

daisy    

Horrible! My heart goes out to his friends and family. :-(

727 days ago
50.

ForTheLulz    

FIRST!!!!!

727 days ago
51.

Observer    

Wow is right. Sorry for the family and yea, Sly just had a piece die inside. Prayers for you all.

727 days ago
52.

bubblyonebc    

RIP Sage you will be greatly missed by all that knew and loved you. My heart goes out to Sly and Sage's mother, no parent should ever have to bury their child!!

727 days ago
53.

Rose    

This is heartbreaking news for a parent to have to deal with. Mr Stallone, tho a great actor is human too and his pain must be unbearable, I don't how I would survive myself. You and your family are in my payers and I pay that Sage may R.I.P in Heaven!

727 days ago
54.

namers    

Geeze that SUCKS. Deepest condolences to Sly and his family.

727 days ago
55.

NK    

So sad, no parent should have to lose a child......
My condolences to the Stallone family.

727 days ago
56.

bluebonnets of texas    

how sad . He sure looks like sylvster stallone . Wow how very very sad. Rest in peace and bless his family. My deepest condolences goes out to his father and may peace come to you in time. I know it is hard when you lose a child.

727 days ago
57.

TMZISAPIECEOFSHIT    

ADRIENNE!!!!!!!!!!!

727 days ago
58.

zeppy2827    

R.I.P. Sage Stallone-Sorry for your loss, Sly!

727 days ago
59.

Jayke1981    

Shocking news...My sympathies to Sly and his family

727 days ago
60.

NK    

No parent should have to see their child die....
My condolences to the Stallone family.
RIP Sage...

727 days ago
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