Though news on the incident is scarce, according to published reports from the Wall Street Journal, Sundance and other outlets, Philip Seymour Hoffman has been found dead in New York.
Philip-Seymour-HoffmanThe Wall Street Journal was one of the first publications to report on the incident.
The actor was most recently pushing a new film ‘A Most Wanted Man’ at Sundance. The award-winning actor Philip Seymour Hoffman was reportedly found dead Sunday afternoon in his New York City apartment, this according to law-enforcement that spoke with the WSJ.
At this time, the New York Police Department is investigating the death, and the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner will determine the exact cause of death; that report will be announced later this month.
As of right now, the official working the case told the WSJ that Mr. Hoffman, 46 years old, was found dead at his apartment at 35 Bethune St. in the West Village neighborhood of Manhattan. More information will be released as it is confirmed.