Canadian actor Corey Haim has died in California after allegedly suffering a drug overdose.
The 38-year-old star was reportedly discovered unresponsive at his home in Oakwood in the early hours of Wednesday morning (10Mar10) by his distraught mother. 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, tells MSNBC.com, "It was an apparent overdose. Unknown what type of medication."
Haim, who had a long history of drug problems, is believed to have passed away between the hours of 4am and 4.30am local time.
The actor found fame in the 1980s, co-starring in numerous films with Corey Feldman, including The Lost Boys.