Corey Haim dies from overdose

Mar 10, 10 Corey Haim dies from overdose

Corey HaimCorey Haim, an idol of the 1980s whose Hollywood career was derailed by the wild parties and drugs, died Wednesday at age 38 in Los Angeles after an apparent overdose, police said.

The Canadian-born actor, known both for his indulgences off the screen as his brief reign as a teen idol in films like “Lucas” and “The Lost Boys”, was declared dead in an ambulance in the Los Angeles suburb of Burbank.

“It was an apparent overdose, said a spokesman of the Los Angeles Police Department Frank Albarren, adding that the drug or a drug used was unknown.

Haim mother, with whom he shared his apartment and alerted emergency services at night, as the Deputy Chief Coroner Ed Winter.

“As he got out of bed, he felt a little weak, and … drops to the floor on his knees, “Winter said.” She called paramedics. They responded and transported to hospital where he was pronounced (dead) at 2:15 this morning.

Haim is best known for a series of movie roles in the 1980s in particular the 1987 Joel Schumacher vampire hit The Lost Boys “and” Lucas “in which he appeared alongside Charlie Sheen and Winona Ryder.

He rose to fame alongside fellow “Lost Boys” star Corey Feldman, and the two later collaborated on a reality show “The Two Coreys,” which was deleted in its second season.

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