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Philip Seymour Hoffman

Killed By Massive OD

Heroin, Coke, Rx Meds

2/28/2014 1:30 PM PST BY TMZ STAFF
EXCLUSIVE

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Philip Seymour Hoffman was killed earlier this month by a deadly mixture of heroin, cocaine, and several other drugs -- this according to the NYC medical examiner.

The medical examiner just released the official cause of death -- listing "acute mixed drug intoxication" as the reason PSH passed away suddenly on February 2nd.

According to the medical examiner, the drugs in the actor's system at the time of his death were heroin, cocaine, benzodiazepines (anti-anxiety) and amphetamines (uppers like Adderall).

Mixing heroin and cocaine is often termed "speedballing." It's the same mixture that killed Chris Farley, River Phoenix, and John Belushi.

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biggbear    

Does it really matter exactly what he had in his system leave PSH alone n let his children n family greive.Again does his accomplishments n contributions to mankind mean anything. His mistakes don't overshadow his legacy,or do they?

175 days ago
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mrbigg    

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174 days ago
78.

Freaks!    

What is it with all these actors and singers Overdosing? Guess all that readable money they have comes to good use. Seriously. What a waste!

174 days ago
79.

Larry    

There has been more press on this guy than Benghazi. This guy was a drug addict. He died from an overdose. That happens when you use drugs. Nuf said.

174 days ago
80.

Michael    

Sounds like what he didn't slam he swollowed. He knew he was going to die from his habit.

173 days ago
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Natal Plum    

The bag man look wasn't just an affectation. The guy WAS for all intents and purposes a bagman. Looks just
like the panhandling bums we see on street corners here in Philly.

173 days ago
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