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Actor Sly Stallone's son Sage found dead

UPDATE

Sage may have been dead for 3 or 4 days before an employee and a relative reportedly found him, reports TMZ's website. Assistant chief coroner Ed Winter allegedly said that the body was found after Sage's mother Sasha Czack asked the housekeeper to check on him. They were the ones who notified the authorities about the tragedy.

No one had heard from him since last Friday but this long lapse in communication was said to be the norm, for the junior Stallone was somewhat of a loner.

Read below for previous report.

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Actor Sylvester (Sly) Stallone's son Sage was found alone, dead in his Los Angeles home on Friday night.

According to ABC News, the 36-year-old Sage Stallone's death came as a complete shock to family and friends and dad Sly is said to be devastated by the tragic news.

Cause of death is not yet known but speculations abound.TMZ is reporting that their sources say the cause of death was a prescription drug overdose.

The New York Post also say it may be a drug overdose. The LAPD has confirmed the death and the investigation is now in the hands of the coroner. Sage's body was found by the police when they visted his Hollywood apartment after a friend reported that he wasn't answering any calls for over a day.The paper reports that his attorney George Braunstein claimed the young Stallone was close to getting married, had been in good spirits, was not sick and had been working on various projects.

In 1990, a young Sage made his acting debut alonside his father Sly Stallone in Rocky V, one of the popular Rocky Balboa movie series. He paired with his dad again six years later in the movie Daylights, then dropped out of the spotlight, acting in other low budget films. He later went into directing, producing and screenwriting. His directoral debut was a short film called Vic in 2006.

Sage Moonblood Stallone was born on May 5th, 1976 and died on Friday the 13, 2012.

Dad Stallone was at Comic Con in San Diego promoting his latest movie The Expendables 2, withco-stars Arnold Schwarzenegger and Dolph Lundgren.when he reportedly received the tragic news. Sage's mom is Sasha Czack.

Will bring you more as it becomes available.