Coroner Says Haim Died of Pneumonia Complications

By ROBERT JABLON Associated Press Writer LOS ANGELES —  Actor Corey Haim died from pneumonia complicated by an enlarged heart, bad lungs and narrowed blood vessels, while drugs found in his system played no role in his death, the Los Angeles County coroner said Tuesday. Haim, 38, died of natural causes from “community-acquired pneumonia” along […]

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AG Says Haim Obtained 550 Pills Before Death

By ANTHONY McCARTNEY AP Entertainment Writer LOS ANGELES — Actor Corey Haim employed “doctor shopping” to obtain 553 prescription pills in the two months before his death, California Attorney General Jerry Brown said Tuesday. Haim obtained the meds, which included Valium, Vicodin, Xanax and Soma, through seven different doctors and seven pharmacies, Brown said, and […]

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Corey Haim Prolonged Tragic Hollywood Tradition

By SANDY COHEN AP Entertainment Writer LOS ANGELES — Corey Haim‘s story is sadly familiar in Hollywood: A teen talent who discovered drugs as he tasted his first success and whose personal problems increased as his star-power faded. Haim died Wednesday at 38, another chapter in Hollywood’s tragic history of careers ravaged by drugs. Brittany […]

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