Glee Star Cory Monteith Found Dead


Glee star Cory Monteith was found dead at Vancouver’s Fairmont Pacific Rim hotel Saturday, The Hollywood Reporter has confirmed. He was 31.

The actor was found at noon today on the hotel’s 21st floor, Vancouver police said in a news conference. He checked into the hotel on July 6, and was expected to check out today. When Monteith missed his checkout time at noon, hotel staff went to his room and found him.

Police said Monteith was with other people last night, but an examination of hotel video footage showed him returning to his room alone early Saturday. Police to believe he was alone when he died. No cause of death was given and no foul play is suspected, police said.

In March, Monteith voluntarily checked himself into rehab for substance abuse. He previously checked into rehab when he was 19. It was unclear why the British Columbia-native had checked into the Vancouver hotel.

Family, Vancouver police said, have just been informed.

Monteith has played Finn on Glee since it debuted in 2009. He also has a role in the upcoming indie All the Wrong Reasons.


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