MANILA, Philippines (UPDATED) – Cory Monteith, one of the stars of the US television show “Glee,” was found dead in a hotel room in Vancouver, Canada, on Saturday, July 13 (July 14 in Manila).
The actor’s body was found at the Fairmont Pacific Rim Hotel, Canadian media said, quoting the Vancouver Police Department.
Montieth was still tweeting on July 12 (according to his Twitter time zone) about the TV movie “Sharknado.”
what the crap is Sharknado— Cory Monteith (@CoryMonteith) July 12, 2013
oh. IT'S A SHARK TORNADO.— Cory Monteith (@CoryMonteith) July 12, 2013
A statement by Vancouver PD disclosed that Monteith, 31, checked into the hotel on July 6 and was due to check out on Saturday. The hotel staff discovered his body after he missed his check-out time.
Investigation is ongoing and Vancouver PD has ruled out foul play. An autopsy is scheduled on Monday, July 15.
In April, news broke that the star admitted himself to a treatment facility.
Here’s the news conference by Vancouver PD: