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Cory Monteith Found Dead In Vancouver

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glee cory monteith has reportedly died vancouver

Our hearts are so heavy with so much grief.

It has been confirmed that this afternoon, Glee star Cory Monteith was found dead at the Pacific Rim Hotel in Vancover.

The Vancouver police held a press conference moments ago, confirmed the young star's death. They went on to further explain that around noon this afternoon, after Cory missed his checkout time, hotel staff went up to his room to investigate. It was then that Cory was found deceased, apparently for several hours.

Police responded within minutes of receiving a call from the BC Ambulance Service regarding a sudden death in a room on the 21st floor of the Fairmont Pacific Rim Hotel at 1038 Canada Place in downtown Vancouver.

Monteith's family was only notified of his passing an hour before the press conference was held at 10:30 PM Pacific time Saturday night.

The police have reviewed hotel video tapes and have confirmed that Cory was alone when he returned to his room last night. Upon further investigation of the scene, they confirmed that his death was not caused by foul play. As for the actual cause of death, the coroner announced that her department will need to run further tests to know for sure.

An autopsy is scheduled for Monday.

"We are so saddened to confirm that the reports on the death of Cory Monteith are accurate. We are in shock and mourning this tragic loss," Cory's publicist, Melissa Kates, said in an e-mail of his passing.

Monteith had checked in to the Fairmont Pacific Rim on July 6th. Police HAVE already spoken to some of the people he had in his room the days leading up to his death.

Cory had openly spoken about his addiction issues as a teenager. He told Parade magazine in 2011 that he began using drugs at 13, and by 19 went into rehab after his mother and friends intervened. He suffered a relapse earlier this year and checked himself into rehab again in April.

Vancouver police would not confirm yet whether any drug paraphernalia was found in his room.

More details should be available in the next few days.

Glee executive producers, producers 20th Century Fox Television and Fox Broadcasting Co. said in a statement: "We are deeply saddened by this tragic news. Cory was an exceptional talent and an even more exceptional person. He was a true joy to work with and we will all miss him tremendously. Our thoughts and prayers are with his family and loved ones."

To his family and friends and the fans who feel this loss as much as we do, we share our whole-hearted condolences. Losing someone like Cory, someone so full of love and talent, someone who was taken so much too soon, is a heavy blow for us all.

He will be truly and utterly missed.

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290 comments to “Cory Monteith Found Dead In Vancouver”

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  1. Sarah says – reply to this


    So sad. SO many people loved him and he was so young with so much talent. Hopefully it was a peaceful death, and his family is okay. RIP Cory, you will be missed.

  2. Ali says – reply to this


    Drugs are bad mmmkayyy

  3. Santa Claus says – reply to this


    Dead. Go to Wikipedia, if u don't believe!!!!!

  4. 104

    Wow, I really thought and hoped he was finally on the right track with Lea Michele and Ryan Murphy and a great team of people behind him he was going to be able to overcome his demons better than most who do not have such support. A dark cloud will be shadowing Glee and it's Cast and Crew involved. R.I.P Cory, your finally at peace now, those demons are gone and they did not win!

  5. Piffle pop says – reply to this


    NOOOOO!!!!!!!!!! CORY!!! FINN!!!!!

  6. 106

    all the feels ): i cannot contain my tearsfsdfs

  7. Mari says – reply to this


    He sent his self to rehab when he was young

  8. cdmrdh says – reply to this


    don't do drugs kids

  9. Veronica says – reply to this


    One of the only reasons that I still watched "Glee" was the hope that after rehab Cory would be back on the show…
    As much as I like the new cast and their covers are still amazing, with Cory gone the want to watch it has lessened.
    RIP Cory </3

  10. Diana says – reply to this


    Re: Mona – shut your ass, its already been confused

  11. Laura says – reply to this


    So so sad. Thoughts are with his family.

    I hope all those who've accused you of promulgating a hoax have the decency to apologise.

  12. Charlene says – reply to this


    It's true :(

  13. Chloe says – reply to this


    I rarely swear, but F-ing hell.

  14. 114

    Re: ashywashy – reports say he was 31 not 30

  15. 115

    This is so shocking. Such a beautiful kid. Wow. Just wow.

  16. 116

    Oh my gosh this can't be real. We all know it is but he's suck a loss to us all.

  17. 117

    Just heard this news in the UK. Very sad indeed. RIP.

  18. Chloe says – reply to this


    Re: LatinBitchRe: ashywashy – He was 31 but still, I can't believe he's dead!

  19. Slutty Mary says – reply to this


    Why do they always make it out that they were such a good soul and so kind when they were simply a drug addict who od'd? He wasn't taken too soon, he drugged himself to death… that's called suicide.

  20. annie sogaard says – reply to this


    Re: shelley
    Where can i watch it??

  21. Slutty Mary says – reply to this


    Is anyone surprised another rich, overpaid, overprivileged actor OD's on drugs? I'm sure a large part of the sentiment comes from his 'clean' lifestyle as a character on glee. If he played a villain, there wouldn't be nearly as much outcry.

  22. 122

    Quite shocked to see this. Sad… RIP

  23. snailwhale says – reply to this


    Re: Slutty Mary – Just because someone is a drug addict doesn't automatically make them a bad person. There are people who have issues but are still good people. He just died, show at least a little compassion and respect at least for his family.

  24. Lily says – reply to this


    What are the gonna do about his character on glee???

  25. Amzat opeyemi says – reply to this


    I can't believe this. Finn?!

  26. vanisland says – reply to this


    -Too many, too soon- I live on Van island and in 2013 alone, my city has lost a handful of young angels. I truly believe that many deaths can be prevented. And in some situations, some lifestyles can be dangerous..

  27. Carro says – reply to this


    noooo him and lea were suppose to have the happy ending :/

  28. 128

    Re: Luke – There is only so much you can do for someone. They need to be willing to make the changes themselves. No matter how much you try to convince them, it really boils down to their own will power. He went to rehab, and then left. Probably convinced everyone that he was ok. But he obviously wasn't really 100% ok. He was a 30 year old man. You can't stand guard by him 24/7, months on end, to make sure that he never ever takes drugs. You would have to be watching his every move. The whole thing is unfortunate.

  29. Zoe says – reply to this


    Re: Quinto Bean – it's true you idiot!

  30. christine says – reply to this


    I really wish this was not true! :(

  31. YsJ says – reply to this


    No way…… I still can't believe it…
    We've always loved you and we will love you forever.
    Rest in peace….
    It's so sad..you were a nice guy.
    People won't forget you.
    You were so talented and amazing person.

  32. John says – reply to this



  33. r.i.p. cory says – reply to this


    it was confirmed on wikipedia. it's true, it's not a hoax, unfortunately. i'm sorry, my prayers go out to him and his family! r.i.p., your handsome body and soul will be missed.

  34. 134

    Whoa, heavy heart. I don't even know what to type.

  35. Rob says – reply to this


    Re: Bob – THANK YOU!!!! I feel bad for his family and friends, but that's it. "Oh, it's a tragedy." No…what's happening in Syria is a tragedy. This is some drugged-up moron. Jeez. If only we had even a few examples from the past that we could use to show celebrities, "celebs", and these karaoke singers just how bad drugs are. Oh, wait…that's right.

    You'd think people would be smarter in this day and age, but nope.

  36. Dustin says – reply to this


    Re: Bob – You are extremely callous! I really hope no one speaks ill of you when you're gone, like you have about this man.

  37. Katie says – reply to this


    When I first heard this news I automatically thought it was a rumor. I was shocked when I found out it might be true…. I've been watching glee since forever, and I just can't believe what I am hearing right now. Glee will definitely never be the same. Still processing this news, but my heart goes out to his family & lea Michele. Can't imagine what they're feeling. So sad.

  38. Rob says – reply to this


    Re: Zoe – a wake-up call? Are you insane? There were wake-up calls 60 years ago.

  39. 139

    i feel bad for Lea michelle…

  40. Rob says – reply to this


    Re: Slutty Mary – Keep hitting people with facts! They can't handle it, but too bad.

  41. LA says – reply to this


    RIP Cory, Love VanCity!!!! Condolences Family and Lea!!!

  42. 142

    Re: Slutty Mary – There's a saying in my country; "The fish dies trough the mouth" Never judge somebody for the choices he or she made. You have a long way to go, and you never know where a bad decision will take you, what will do to you, or those you love. You are not exempt of mistakes, and you don't know what the future holds. You and him are the same, equally vulnerable to bad choices. Be silent, think before you write or talk and respect those who are suffering right now. Just because he had an addiction, was rich or famous, doesn't mean he is less worthy of living.
    I know you are a troll and I must not feed you, but well…I was feeling daring.

  43. justaguy says – reply to this


    It actually is real guys.. so sad :( ((

  44. 144

    HOLY FUCKING SHIT!! I'M SO HEARTBROKEN! He was truly talented and seemed like such an amazing guy!! RIP Cory! :'(

  45. 145


  46. Mina says – reply to this


    My heart goes out to Lea, she lost the love of her life…

  47. Gemful says – reply to this


    Soooo sad for the loss of a well loved life. My heart goes out to Cory's family , friends and Lea Michele. I can just imagine the shock to all of them . Lea , you showed him so much love. Our prayers are with you as you slowly accept the sad fact that he is gone forever!

  48. nikki says – reply to this


    Re: Quinto Bean – you are kind of a moron…

  49. Tressa Hyde says – reply to this


    Omg. In shock RIP cory. You will be greatly missed

  50. fern says – reply to this


    I cannot believe. This is so sad. Poor lea =/

  51. gina says – reply to this


    Please tell me its a joke? I mean…. cory? Died? R.I.P our amazing cory so sad…. :(

  52. jay maybe says – reply to this


    como is no mo I am in shock

  53. Jessica says – reply to this


    This is so sad - but to all the people saying he was taken too soon? Wake up!

    He was not taken - he did this to himself! Don't give me any crap about addiction, blah blah blah either! If he didn't start using drugs in the first place, he would still be here! It is his own fault - no one else! It was his CHOICE to start! Don't blame 'fame' either, because he wanted to be famous! There are soooo many people who are famous & don't go off the rails!! These young people have no one to blame but themselves!

  54. 154

    I'm in utter shock by this news, You will be miss Cory. Thanks so much for the great memories, Rest in Peace. My prayers are with his family, found his brother Shaun here

  55. asdfghjkl says – reply to this


    Noooooooooooooooooo :'(

  56. Cornea says – reply to this


    Re: Mona

    you're an asshole, he is really dead. Ignorant fuck

  57. Leslie says – reply to this


    He was so young. I never watched Glee, but it's sad when someone so young dies.

  58. 158

    This is very sad. I had the pleasure of meeting him a couple years ago at the mall. After greeting him and taking a picture I went on with my shopping. He saw me later in another store and came back over to me and my friend to keep chatting with us & talked to us for about 30 minutes. What celebrity does that? He was so friendly and personable, you felt like you were just hanging out with a friend.

  59. samantha J. says – reply to this


    No, I do not accept this. I do not want to believe that this is real, it is just too sad to even think about. I know that he will be deeply missed :'(

  60. amy says – reply to this


    Cory was beautiful and everything hurts. D:

  61. emmaleon says – reply to this


    this is just too much to handle.

  62. 162

    *heart broken*

  63. Lilly says – reply to this


    This is heartbreaking, he was so young and extremely talented. He will be deeply missed, my heart, thoughts and prayers go for Cory and his family and friends. This is beyond sad, RIP

  64. LiberalAtheist says – reply to this


    Wow, I am stunned by this news. I am an avid Glee fan and just cannot believe it! I feel like I knew Finn Hudson. He was a great talent and will sorely be missed by many. Why did you have to leave us Cory? Such a sad day for the world.

  65. N says – reply to this


    What a heartbreaking and shocking hnews…..he's such a nice and talented guy . I love him much :( It's hard to believe that. Rest in peace, Cory deep condolences for his fam friends and fans all over the world. Gbu

  66. 166

    Re: Luke – Oh shut up. He was supposed to get married to Leah Michelle in two weeks. It only takes one day, one relapse, to die. No one can predict when that day would be. It's not like he was running around in a hot mess like Nick Stahl or Edward Furlong.

  67. Hedvig Olsson says – reply to this


    Re: richard/@richpvoce – no.. It's true :(

  68. Sara Beckhouse says – reply to this


    Re: carmen shores – it is true he died yesterday

  69. Isabel says – reply to this


    This is so sad I hope lea is okay:/

  70. 170

    Nooo he was my favoriate glee character …:-( so sad

  71. WhoopyPie says – reply to this


    Another one gone to soon. May he rest in peace in the arms of a loving God.

  72. KC says – reply to this


    I stopped watching the show a while back after it lost its original charm and quirkiness, but I always thought Cory was the one on the show with the most potential. So young, too.

  73. jessie says – reply to this


    I will ALWAYS be an ignorant person so I know he's dead but my ignorance is saying he's not and I can't control my ignorance. He was definitely that character you fall for and the guy. I'll always remember him as finn or the guy that was killed in supernatural. I can't believe this. He isn't dead. (Ignorance talking)

  74. ^ Dumbass says – reply to this


    Re: Quinto Bean

    Read and listen to information before you speak. This comment makes you sounds like a complete and incompetent idiot.

  75. ONIT says – reply to this


    Re: Santa Claus – It's true but Wikipedia is never a good source. Unless it's a closed article anything on Wikipedia can be false.

  76. hisaronu says – reply to this


    The drugs dont work suckers

  77. alicia galupe says – reply to this


    this cannot be true :;(

  78. Monkia says – reply to this


    Cory Monteith's 10 Interesting facts you might not have known about.

  79. 179

    Just heard the new, this is so sad.. i cannot believe it
    It was a amazing singer and seems a good human being.
    Rest in peace Cory, my prayers goes to family and friends
    Here in Paris the news of is death just came…so sad

  80. 180


  81. Minnie says – reply to this


    OMG He Was One Of My Fav Actorz In GLEE He Made GLEE GLEE!

  82. finchel says – reply to this


    you, and glee in general helped me more than you can imagine.
    lea and family - he will be remembered :”((

  83. 183

    i'm watching the glee movie ffs rip bby i love you :( :'(

  84. 184

    I still can’t believe Cory’s gone, you will be truly miss, thanks for the great memories, found his mom Ann here and dad Joe here my prayers are with them.

  85. Julia says – reply to this


    So sad! :( and unexpected..if it was a drug overdose, maybe some Young ones will finally learn to stop using them before it's too late!

  86. howard says – reply to this


    meanwhile, mel gibson, charlie sheen, tatum o'neal, and britney spears are still living it up. conclusion: life is not fair

  87. sarah says – reply to this


    Heartbreaking. I feel the same - how can this be true. Just nothing useful to say at all, so sad for him and his family and all who loved him. God I hope Cory is at peace. :*(

  88. tiny says – reply to this


    i never liked his character on glee but he seemed like a very nice guy.feel sorru for his family and friends.:-(

  89. tiny says – reply to this


    i never liked his character on glee but he seemed like a very nice guy.feel sorry for his family and friends.:-(

  90. nebraska j says – reply to this


    Re: richard/@richpvoce – no it's true unfortunately :( Proper newspapers have confirmed it :'(

  91. 191

    Meanwhile unemployed human parasite Lindsay Lohan is still alive. It should have been her junkie ass passing instead of Cory.

  92. mmmerri says – reply to this


    it breaks my heart everytime i think about this news :'(

  93. Léa says – reply to this


    If we are as heartbroken and sad as we all are right now, I cannot even imagine his family, friends, and Lea's pain..

  94. Zoe glee fan says – reply to this


    Cory Monteith you can't fight this feeling also smile and don't stop Believin? Your my ultimate and favorite and biggest and hugest glee fan? You can smile? I really really really really really really miss you

  95. nikita says – reply to this


    Re: Cynthia – omg that's how i felt waking up today…first trayvon now this my headt cant take it

  96. Maria says – reply to this


    Really sad news. I can't believe it! I'm shocked, why?! :/
    RIP Cory :(

  97. CourtneySucks says – reply to this


    I just farted.

  98. anonymous says – reply to this


    this is saddening,may he rest in peace. sigh pie. #prayingforlea

  99. Dominique says – reply to this


    Omg…this cannot be true :(

  100. Seto says – reply to this


    May he rest in peace

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