22 Celebrities Who Died from an Overdose

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It's both tragic and true:

Far too many celebrities have lost their lives to a drug overdose.

We send our best wishes to the loved ones of these late stars and we hope they are resting in peace...

1. Prince

About six weeks after he passed away at home in Minnesota, it was confirmed that Prince died of an opiate overdose. Sad stuff.

2. Whitney Houston

Whitney Houston
Whitney Houston passed away from a cocaine overdose and drowning on February 11, 2012. The legendary singer was 49 years old.

3. Philip Seymour Hoffman

Philip Seymour Hoffman
Philip Seymour Hoffman was found dead by a friend on Super Bowl Sunday in 2014. The Oscar-winning star was 46 at the time and a medical examiner declared that Hoffman died from a mixture of heroin, cocaine and amphetamines.

4. Peaches Geldof

Peaches Geldof
Peaches Geldof, 25, died in April 7 at her home in Wrotham, England. A few months later, a British coroner officially ruled that Geldof had died of a heroin overdose.

5. Lisa Robin Kelly

Lisa Robin Kelly
Lisa Robin Kelly died in her sleep from multiple drug intoxification on August 14, 2013. She was 43 years old at the time.

6. Cory Monteith

Cory Monteith
Rest in peace, Cory Monteith. The Glee star died from a mixture of heroin and champagne on July 13, 2013. The incident followed a night out with friends in Vancouver. He was 31.

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