Corey Haim Dies of Overdose

'80s teen idol found unresponsive; mother was home
By Kevin Spak,  Newser Staff
Posted Mar 10, 2010 8:17 AM CST
Updated Mar 10, 2010 10:53 AM CST
Actor Corey Haim arrives at the 3rd Annual Avant Garde Fashion Show at Boulevard3 on March 19, 2009 in Hollywood, California.   (Getty Images)

(Newser) – Former teen heartthrob Corey Haim has died of what appears to be an accidental overdose. The 38-year-old was found unresponsive in his Burbank apartment, and rushed to the hospital, where he was pronounced dead at 3:30 this morning. Police tell KTLA News that his mother was home at the time. It wasn’t immediately clear what Haim overdosed on. The actor has a history of drug addiction.

Haim’s glory days were in the '80s, when he starred in several movies alongside fellow heartthrob Corey Feldman, most notably Lost Boys. Most recently, he and Feldman starred in the A&E reality show The Two Coreys from 2007 to 2008. Click here to read celebs' tweeted goodbyes to Haim.

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