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“Rocky’s” Son Dead Of An Overdose

Written by DeShawn McQueen on Wednesday, 01 August 2012. Posted in Celebrities, Breaking News, Prescription Drugs

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On Saturday Sage Moonblood Stallone, son of Sylvester Stallone, the man who immortalized Rocky on screen, was laid to rest in Los Angeles after a funeral in Brentwood.

The private funeral for a small number of close friends and family members was held at St. Martin Tours Catholic Church in Brentwood.

The producer and former child actor who appeared in Rocky V alongside his father was discovered dead in his Los Angeles home on July 13. later revealed that Sage died of a drug overdose. Although, a suicide letter has neither been discovered nor released since his death. reported that large bottles of prescription pills littered Sage’s home. As a result, many suspect that he was selling pain pills.

Meanwhile, other reports speculate that 36 year old Sage may have been alone and dead in his apartment for as much as several days before he was actually discovered. In fact, a police officer allegedly stated that the room where Sage was discovered smelled of a pungent odor.

Los Angeles Police Department Commander Andrew Smith allegedly stated that Sage could have even died of a stroke or heart attack. The coroner’s office is investigating Sage’s death and will likely release toxicology reports determining the cause of his death within several weeks.

Moreover, George Braunstein, Sage’s attorney, informed the media that Sage’s housekeeper found his deceased body. There are no reports of forced entry, nor is foul play suspected.

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DeShawn McQueen

DeShawn McQueen

DeShawn McQueen is a staff writer at Recovery Now Newspaper and, an informative newspaper that serves as a resource for persons of all stages of drug and alcohol treatment, by giving them access to relevant and necessary information so that they may live balanced and substance-free lifestyles. DeShawn graduated from Wayne State University with Bachelor of Science degrees in psychology and premedical sciences. He holds a Juris Doctors degree in law from Valparaiso University School of Law. DeShawn’s writing and research has been published in such academic journals as Behavioral Pharmacology and Pharmacology, Biochemistry and Behavior among others. He lives in Los Angeles, California.

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