Shiloh Star, Blake Heron, Found Dead at 35

NEW YORK, NY - APRIL 23:  Actor Blake Heron from 'A Thousand Junkies' poses at the 2017 Tribeca Film Festival portrait studio on April 23, 2017 in New York City.  (Photo by Erik Tanner/Getty Images)
NEW YORK, NY – APRIL 23: Actor Blake Heron from ‘A Thousand Junkies’ poses at the 2017 Tribeca Film Festival portrait studio on April 23, 2017 in New York City. (Photo by Erik Tanner/Getty Images)

Blake Heron, who played Marty Preston in 1996’s Shiloh, has died at the age of 35, his reconfirms to PEOPLE.

The former actor’s girlfriend found him dead at his Los Angeles area home on Friday morning, law enforcement tells TMZ. He was reportedly pronounced dead at the scene, after paramedics failed to revive him.

TMZ reports that Heron had been sick over the last few days, but had also previously battled heroin addiction and had recently completed rehab.

However, the website notes that EMTs found no illegal drugs on the scene, only prescription flu medication. Sources tell the outlet that there was no evidence he had consumed alcohol.

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SOURCE: PEOPLE, by MIKE MILLER