(DAILYMAIL) — Oscar winning actor Philip Seymour Hoffman has been found dead in his Manhattan apartment after an apparent overdose.

Hoffman, who was 46, won the Academy Award for Best actor for the 2005 film, Capote.

The American actor was found in his bathroom on Sunday morning on the 4th floor of his West Village Apartment according to law enforcement officials with a syringe still sticking out of his arm surrounded by bags of heroin.

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