[Gossip] Philip Seymour Hoffman's Cause Of Death Officially Ruled As Overdose
Posted by Joseph Lee on 02.28.2014
The toxicology results are in...
TMZ reports that Philip Seymour Hoffman died as a result of mixing heroin, cocaine and several other drugs. The New York City medical examiner has released the official cause of death, listing "acute mixed drug intoxication". Hoffman died on February 2.
The drugs also include benzodiazepines (anti-anxiety) and amphetamines (uppers like Adderall). Mixing heroin and cocaine is called "Speedballing". It's the same mixture that killed Chris Farley, River Phoenix, and John Belushi.