'Mortal Kombat' star Darren Shahlavi dies due to possible overdose
Actor Darren Shahlavi has died due to apparent overdose. He was 42.
Washington: Actor Darren Shahlavi has died due to apparent overdose. He was 42.
According to law enforcement sources Shahlavi, who had appeared in TV shows including ' Mortal Kombat: Legacy' and 'Arrow,' was found dead on January 14 at his L.A. home, and it looked like he had taken overdose of his prescription meds, TMZ.com reported.
The L.A. County Coroner is now conducting tests to determine the exact cause of death.
Meanwhile, 'Arrow' star Stephen Amell, who had fought Shahlavi on the show's first episode, paid respect to the star writing that he was "great dude and a patient, thoughtful partner, RIP Darren Shahlavi."
Shahlavi reportedly had a history of drug and alcohol abuse. He had practiced stunt career in Hong Kong in the '90s, and had come the U.S. to begin his acting career