Philip Seymour Hoffman autopsy

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Hoffman Had Heroin, Cocaine, Other Drugs in System

Coroner rules his death an accidental toxic mix

(Newser) - New York's medical examiner has confirmed that Philip Seymour Hoffman died of an accidental drug overdose. But it wasn't just heroin in the 46-year-old's system, as earlier reported. Toxicology results conducted after the first inconclusive autopsy also found cocaine, benzodiazepines, and amphetamine, reports the Daily News . The... More »

Hoffman Autopsy: Inconclusive

More tests are needed to determine cause of death

(Newser) - The preliminary autopsy results for Philip Seymour Hoffman are in, and they're inconclusive. A spokeswoman for the medical examiner's office says that further tests are needed to get a definite cause of death; she declined to say which tests will be performed, but the AP notes that toxicology... More »

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