Canadian actor Corey Haim, known best for his role in the 1987 hit “The Lost Boys” has died, Los Angeles police confirmed Wednesday.
Officials say that they believe that drugs were involved and Haim may have died from an overdose.
Officials said his death appears to have been accidental. Celebrity news Web site TMZ reports that, according to police sources, he died of an apparent overdose.
The 38-year-old actor had reportedly been struggling with drug addiction.
LOS ANGELES — Actor Corey Haim has died at the age of 38, the Los Angeles Police Department has confirmed to KTLA.
Haim died at 3:30 a.m. Wednesday of an apparent accidental overdose, according to the LAPD’s North Hollywood Division.
He was found unresponsive at an Oakwood apartment, near Burbank, police said.
His mother was at the home at the time.
The actor, who has struggled with drug addiction, was pronounced dead Providence St. Joseph’s Medical Center in Burbank, police said.
Haim was a teen heartthrob in the 80s and appeared in several movies, including “The Lost Boys” along with fellow teen idol Corey Feldman.