Glee star Cory Monteith has died at age 31. His body was found in a Vancouver hotel room on Saturday, according to local police.
“When he missed his check-out time, staff went to the room at noon and found his body,” per a statement on the department’s website, adding that “all indications are that there was no foul play.” He is believed to have been alone when he died.
Monteith had recently completed a stint in rehab for substance abuse, which had caused to miss the final two episodes of Glee. There is an autopsy scheduled for Monday.
Rep’s for Monteith’s girlfriend and Glee costar Lea Michele have released the following statement:
“We ask that everyone kindly respect Lea’s privacy during this devastating time.”
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