Philip Seymour Hoffman
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Manhattan Man Linked To Philip Seymour Hoffman Pleads Guilty To Heroin Possession, Will Avoid Prison
Robert Vineberg pleaded guilty in Manhattan Supreme Court on Thursday to a low-level heroin possession charge.
A Manhattan judge turned down Robert Vineberg’s request Wednesday that would put the case in the hands of a drug court that emphasizes treatment instead of punishment.
Heroin, cocaine, benzodiazepines and amphetamine were all found in his system, according to the ME’s office. Hoffman, 46, was found dead with a needle still in his arm in his West Village apartment on Feb. 2.
Philip Seymour Hoffman’s will was released Wednesday, showing that he bequeathed all his personal property to the mother of his three children.
Robert Vineberg, 57, has been charged with felony possession of heroin with intent to sell. His attorney said Vineberg was a ten bag a day heroin addict, a friend of the Oscar-winning actor and not his drug dealer.
Robert Vineberg is charged with possessing heroin with the intent to sell. The 57-year-old was arrested as police followed leads after Hoffman’s Feb. 2 death in an apparent heroin overdose.
The coffin holding Hoffman’s body was brought out of the Church of St. Ignatius Loyola by pallbearers and put it a hearse, and family and guests began to stream out Friday afternoon.
Two of the three suspects arrested amid the investigation into Philip Seymour Hoffman’s death have been released from jail.
The four suspects arrested on drug charges stemming from the investigation into Philip Seymour Hoffman’s death had the actor’s cell phone number, a source said Wednesday night.
The NYPD has arrested four people on drug charges, and police were questioning them late Tuesday in connection to drug sales to actor Philip Seymour Hoffman.
Friends, peers, family members and his countless fans were in grief after Hoffman was found dead in his Greenwich Village apartment Sunday.
Actor Philip Seymour Hoffman has been found dead inside his Greenwich Village home, police sources confirmed to CBS News.