Philip Seymour Hoffman’s family releases a statement

(CNN) — Actor Philip Seymour Hoffman’s family released a statement on his death through a representative Sunday. “We are devastated by the loss of our beloved Phil and appreciate the outpouring of love and support we have received from everyone. This is a tragic and sudden loss and we ask that you respect our privacy during this time of grieving. Please keep Phil in your thoughts and prayers,” the statement said. 
From CNN’s Topher Gauk-Roger