‘Glee’ Star Cory Monteith Dies At 31
Cory Monteith, better know as Finn Hudson on Glee, was found dead at the Fairmont Pacific Rim hotel in Vancouver on Saturday (July 13). He was 31 years old.
“We are so saddened to confirm that the reports on the death of Cory Monteith are accurate,” his rep said in a statement. “We are in shock and mourning this tragic loss.”
The actor had checked into the hotel on July 6 and was expected to check out on Saturday. When Monteith missed his noon checkout time, hotel staff went to his room and found him, according to People.
In a police press conference, Acting Police Chief Doug LePard said the cause of death had not be confirmed, but there were no indications of foul play. An autopsy has been set for Monday.
LePard also sent his condolences to “the family, friends, castmates and millions of fans of Mr. Monteith.”
“As was the case in countless homes, I watched Glee regularly with my daughters,” he said. “And I know there will be shock and sadness in many households with the news of his tragic death.”