02/17/2014 08:19 am ET Updated Feb 17, 2014

Philip Seymour Hoffman's Accused Heroin Dealer Connected To Other Celebrities Who Overdosed

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The accused drug dealer who allegedly sold heroin to Philip Seymour Hoffman was like the grim reaper ... befriending at least 3 major celebs who all died from ODs.

Robert Vineberg was a well-known musician who surrounded himself with other artists ... and counted Hoffman, Amy Winehouse and famed NYC artist Jean-Michel Basquiat among his friends.

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