Corey Haim Found Dead
KSCB News - March 10, 2010 12:00 am
Canadian actor Corey Haim has died in California after allegedly suffering a drug overdose.
The 38-year-old star reportedly collapsed at his home in Oakwood in the early hours of Wednesday morning and his distraught mother called emergency services. He was taken to St. Joseph’s hospital in Burbank, where he was pronounced dead.
Sergeant Frank Albarren, a spokesperson for the Los Angeles Police Department, stated, “It was an apparent overdose. Unknown what type of medication.”
Haim had reportedly been sick in the days before his death, suffering flu-like symptoms.
The actor had a history of drug problems and had spoken candidly of his long-running battle with substance abuse.