Our remote liveshot studio in beautiful downtown Fort Lauderdale welcomed famed attorney Alan Dershowitz to our studio set. Mr. Dershowitz was live on CNN’s Newsroom Legal View segment along with CNN Legal AnalyistMark O’mara, the attorney who represented George Zimmerman in the Trayvon Martin shooting case. Both attorneys spoke with CNN’s Ashleigh Banfield, giving their analysis on the tragic death of actor Philip Seymour Hoffman.
Hoffman, an Oscar winning actor was found inside his New York apartment from an apparent drug overdose, according to law enforcement officials. Police say Hoffman was found on his bathroom floor and pronounced dead upon their arrival. It is suspected that Hoffman died of a heroin overdose, as investigators found two bags of what was suspected to contain heroin. Also found was a needle in Hoffman’s left arm along with empty glassine-type bags that are known to contain heroin.