Teen Idol Corey Haim Dies at 38

Celebrity News Mar. 10, 2010 AT 8:55AM
Teen Idol Corey Haim Dies at 38 Credit: Daniel Deme/WENN

Actor Corey Haim -- best known for 80s films including License to Drive and the Lost Boys -- has died at the age of 38.

The Los Angeles Police Department confirmed the actor's death to UsMagazine.com.

According to police, Haim, who had past substance-abuse problems, died at 3:30 a.m. Wednesday of an accidental overdose.

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He reportedly was found unresponsive at his apartment, according to TV station KTLA. He was with his mother at the time of his death.

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He was later pronounced dead at Providence St. Joseph's Medical Center in Burbank. Around 7:30 a.m. PT, his body was brought to the Los Angeles Coroner's Office.

"The investigation is ongoing," L.A. Coroner Lieutenant Watch Commander Cheryl MacWillie tells Us.

Stay tuned for more details.

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