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UPDATE: Sage Stallone's Mother Disputes Drug Overdose Claim in His Death

The 36-year-old who was about to be married was found dead Friday morning by a housekeeper. The actor is devastated.

Sage Moonblood Stallone, the 36-year-old first-born son of action star Sylvester Stallone, was found dead Friday morning in his home in Studio City near Laurel Canyon Boulevard and Mulholland Drive.

The cause of death was still being investigated. He was found Friday morning in his home by his housekeeper on the 8100 block of Mulholland Terrace. 

There were no signs of foul play, blunt force, trauma or a suicide note, assistant coroner's chief Ed Winter told reporters outside the house Friday night.

Some prescription bottles were found, but Winter did not provide details.

However, Sage's mother, Sasha Czack said she went to identify the body and "the only bottles she found were a bunch of empty Doc Brown's Cream Soda."

Family lawyer and longtime friend of Sage, George Braunstein, told E! News that Sylvester Stallone's son "wasn't anyone trying to take his own life."

An autopsy is expected to be performed in "the next couple of days,'' Winter said. A cause of death won't be known until the completion of toxicological tests, Winter said. Those tests customarily take six weeks.

Sage's mother is actress who also goes by Sasha Ash. Sage has a younger brother, Seargeoh, who is 33.

Braunstein said there was no sign of depression and he was planning to get married. Braunstein told NBC4 that Sage "was just a great, wonderful person. I mean, I'm personally devastated. It's just a tragic, tragic loss for this wonderful, loving person.''

Braunstein notified the parents and said, "It's just a family tragedy, you know, it's a terrible situation. He was an extremely good actor, a good writer/director, really one of those people who was extremely respectful of Hollywood. He loved his mom and dad. He was a talented, talented person.''

RadarOnline.com spoke to a close friend who said: "I saw him two weeks ago and he seemed great. He was healthy and upbeat and didn't seem depressed at all. I never knew him to do drugs, not even weed, so for him to die from an overdose is kind of shocking to me."

Sylvester Stallone was at Comi-Con in San Diego for the release of Expendables 2, which he directed and starred in, when he heard the news. 

Stallone's agent, Michelle Bega, released a statement Friday afternoon:

"Sylvester Stallone is devastated and grief-stricken over the sudden loss of his son Sage Stallone. His compassion and thoughts are with Sage's mother, Sasha. Sage was a very talented and wonderful young man. His loss will be felt forever."

Stallone appeared with his father in Rocky V and Daylight.

Braunstein added, “He just had his whole life ahead of him.”

Funeral arrangements are still pending.

See some video tributes to the actor above in the photo gallery.

J Rivera July 17, 2012 at 02:47 AM
No parent want to out live they're child....is such a painfull lost to loose a child you never trully recover. May God give you strengh during this pianfull time in your life sasha & silvester & the entire Stallone Family.
Katherine Gonzalez July 17, 2012 at 04:01 AM
I just bought my husband all the Rocky movies we're all huge fans. My heart iis deeply saddened. I will be praying for the whole family. It doesn't matter what caused his death sage was a great person,he had wonderful parents,he needs to be remembered for all the good things he did an the work he has done. People need not judge because not one of us is with out sin .Silvester and sasha your in our prayers may God wrap you in his arms and give you peace and comfort dearing this difficult time. Sage you will be missed <3 Gonzalez family spring hill fl
Czach family July 17, 2012 at 05:49 PM
He is with his grandfather who loves him and will help him rest in peace No matter what happened between him and his father is what his father will have to live with till the day he dies. Sasha and Seth will miss him my prayers are also with them.Sage was a happy child when he was young and that is how his family will remember him May god watch over him and he will always be our angel. Never will we forget you. Uncle Joe ,Aunt Nancy and children.
marietta moffatt July 18, 2012 at 01:08 AM
To the Stallone family.....I give my deepest sympathy! Please people show compassion this family has taken a deep lost no one cares about gossip at a time like this! Pray 4 his soul and strength 4 his family because this is what MATTERS!
noelgomez August 20, 2012 at 01:11 PM
May god sooth your pain and greif sly & sasha stallone.


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