Philip Seymour Hoffman was killed by a mixture of heroin, cocaine and several other drugs, according to TMZ.

The website said New York City's medical examiner on Friday released the official cause of death as "acute mixed drug intoxication." The "The Hunger Games" actor died on February 2.

Hoffman reportedly had heroin, cocaine, benzodiazepines (anti-anxiety) and amphetamines (uppers like Adderall) in his system when he died.

TMZ pointed out that mixing heroin and cocaine is often called "speedballing" and has been blamed for the deaths of Chris Farley, River Phoenix and John Belushi.

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