News

Coroner reveals Cory Monteith’s cause of death

Coroner reveals Cory Monteith’s cause of death

A Canadian coroner has determined what caused "Glee" star Corey Monteith's death. Photo: WENN

VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) — A coroner says ‘Glee’ actor Cory Monteith died of an overdose of heroin and alcohol.

The British Columbia coroner’s office says in a statement Tuesday that “there is no evidence to suggest Mr. Monteith’s death was anything other than a most tragic accident.”

The 31-year-old was found dead in his Vancouver, British Columbia, hotel room on Saturday. He was believed to be alone when he died.

Monteith had talked bluntly about struggling with addiction since he was a teenager, calling it a serious problem and telling Parade magazine in 2011 he was “lucky to be alive.”

Recent Headlines

in Entertainment, Sports

Ronda Rousey biopic in the works

rrousey

Paramount executives have picked up the rights to the 28-year-old's autobiography.

in Local

Six Dead In Sturgis Related Accidents

motorcycle1

The 75th anniversary rally officially began on Monday.

in Local

2,500 Chickens Die In Fire In Minnehaha County

fire truck

The early Sunday morning blaze caused about $100,000 in damage.