Wednesday, March 10, 2010

Corey Haim dead at 38 of Drug Overdose

Early reports indicate Accidental Prescription drug overdose as the cause of Corey Haim's death

Corey Haim best known for his role alongside Corey Feldman in the cult classic The Lost Boys has died today of an apparent accidental prescription drug overdose.

The fact Corey Haim died as a result of drugs was not a surprise to many who knew Corey Haim. In fact in a 2004 interview with Britain’s The Sun newspaper, Corey Haim spoke openly about his drug abuse problems saying he smoked his first joint on the set of The Lost Boys. The article reported Corey Haim had been in and out of rehab at least 15 times.

Corey Haim was quoted as saying “I lived in L.A. in the Eighties, which was not the best place to be. I did cocaine for about a year and a half, then it led to crack.”

In the moments prior to the death of Corey Haim, His mother was with him. According to reports Corey Haim got up and felt weak, Corey Haims mother then helped Corey Haim on to the bed. After which she called paramedics. Corey Haim was pronounced dead at 2:15 am PST.

More recently, Corey Haim was also known for his role alongside Lost Boys co-star Corey Feldman in "The Two Corey's"

Reports have Corey Haim's mother being recently diagnosed with Cancer. Canadian Born Corey Haim was staying with his mother in her LA home at the time of his death.

The Coroners report has yet to release the official cause of Corey Haim's Death.