A man arrested in connection to the death of actor Philip Seymour Hoffman has been sentenced to probation.

Max Rosenblum, 22, was arrested in February (14) during a raid on an apartment in New York as cops investigated the source of multiple heroin packets found scattered around the Capote star's home.

Rosenblum pleaded guilty to cocaine and ecstasy possession in March (14) in exchange for a no-jail plea deal and on Thursday (01May14), he was formally sentenced to two years probation, according to the New York Daily News.

Hoffman was found dead at his New York home on 2 February (14) following a drug overdose.