Canadian born actor Cory Monteith, 31, was found dead in a Vancouver hotel room Saturday afternoon.
The star of the hit show Glee was found dead in his hotel room on the 21st floor of the Fairmont Pacific Rim Hotel on Vancouver’s waterfront. According to police, Monteith’s body was found by hotel staff who entered his room after he missed his checkout time.
British Columbia Chief Coroner Lisa Lapointe said that an autopsy would be performed Monday to determine the exact cause of death but no foul play is suspected.
Monteith played the role of Finn Hudson on the TV series based on a high school glee club. Celebrities reacted to his death on Twitter, sending out heartfelt messages of love to Monteith’s family and girlfriend (who also stars on Glee) Lea Michele.