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Cory Monteith Autopsy Reveals Lethal Mix of Heroin and Alcohol

 

Cory Monteith Autopsy Reveals Lethal Mix of Heroin and Alcohol

 

Yesterday, Cory Monteith’s cause of death was revealed stating that the ‘Glee’ actor died from a “mixed-drug toxicity, involving heroin and alcohol," according to an initial autopsy report conducted by the British Columbia Coroner's Office.

On Saturday, July 13, Monteith was found dead in a Vancouver hotel room. His body was discovered by hotel staff, after he missed his checkout time.

Monteith was never shy about his drug issues. In 2011, Monteith revealed in an interview with Parade that he was “out of control” by the age of 16. He also said, “Anything and everything, as much as possible,” regarding his drug abuse as a teen. “I had a serious problem." This past March, Monteith also voluntarily checked himself into rehab for substance abuse.

There is still no official word on how ‘Glee’ plans to handle Monteith’s death in its upcoming fifth season, but according to E! Online, sources have confirmed that the FOX series will be adding at least two new actors in the wake of Monteith’s death. Casting calls for each character went out last week, before Monteith’s tragic passing.

The entertainment site reports, “The two new roles producers are currently casting include a ‘cute and quirky’ twentysomething named Jenny, who will be a major recurring guest star and will first appear in episode two, while the other is a new African-American student at McKinley High School. Both roles will require singing.”

Authorities previously announced that there were no signs of foul play, but the coroner’s office is still investigating Monteith’s death. No other details have been released, but once the investigation is completed an official report will be available.


Details
Network:
- FOX
Person:
- Cory Monteith
Show:
- Glee

Written by: Allyson Koerner
Jul 16th, 2013, 10:27 pm

Images courtesy of FOX

- Anonymous gLeek

Message Posted On Jul 17th, 2013, 5:33 pm
Cory, Yours is probably the first celebrity death to have such a profound affect on me. May your family, friends and loved ones - including your fans - remember you always as the generous person you proved to be and not for the demons you battled. May you rest in peace,
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