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The cause of Sage Stallone's untimely death is still unknown, but a new report suggests that drugs may have been involved.
The 36-year-old son of Sylvester Stallone was found dead in his Los Angeles home on Friday. According to TMZ, police detectives found "several little baggies" filled with white powder in the bedroom where Sage passed away. The powder is reportedly being tested, and a law enforcement source hypothesized that it might be either cocaine or crushed Vicodin.
The bags of powder were not the only suggestion of drug use in Stallone's bedroom. TMZ also claims that police found more than 60 "huge" bottles of prescription medicine, all empty. Reportedly, the bottles contained Hydrocodone (the generic form of Vicodin), and authorities are trying to figure out why and how Sage was able to obtain so much of the drug.
It's unknown whether Hydrocodone, or any substance, played a part in Stallone's death. Although the autopsy was completed on Sunday, Sage's family is waiting on the results of the toxicology report, which can take up to six weeks.
By most reports, the cause of Sage's death is believed to be an accidental overdose. No suicide note was found at the scene, and Sage was planning to marry his girlfriend that weekend in Las Vegas.
Sage's grieving father released a statement this weekend. "When a parent loses a child there is no greater pain," said Stallone, 66. "This agonizing loss will be felt for the rest of our lives. Sage was our first child and the center of our universe and I am humbly begging for all to have my son's memory and soul left in peace."
Sylvester Stallone has reportedly hired a private investigator to get answers about the final weeks of Sage's life.