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Cory Monteith Dies at 31 — Lea Michele Releases a Statement

Update: Lea Michele's rep has released a statement to POPSUGAR in the wake of Cory Monteith's death. It reads, "We ask that everyone kindly respect Lea's privacy during this devastating time." FOX also released a statement, saying, "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."

Cory Monteith has died at age 31. The actor, best known for his role as Finn Hudson on Glee, was found dead in Vancouver's Fairmont Pacific Rim hotel yesterday. Cory was dating his costar Lea Michele, and the pair had been seen together last month at the Chrysalis Butterfly Ball following his voluntary stint in rehab, which ended in April. A cause of death was not apparent to police, who said Cory was found dead by hotel staff after he failed to check out on time, but they do not suspect foul play. In a press conference, Vancouver's acting police chief said an autopsy is scheduled for Monday.

Cory's publicist confirmed the sad news to POPSUGAR with a statement that read, "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."

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Jennifer14698489 Jennifer14698489 3 years
I am shocked by his death. I send out my prayers to his family and to Lea Michele, and to the other people and that were part of his life.
Lourdes14662684 Lourdes14662684 3 years
I can't believe Cory's gone my heart is broken, so young, you will be truly and utterly missed, thanks for the great memories, forever in our hearts.found his mom Ann here http://dailyentertainmentnews.com/?p=13009 and dad Joe here http://dailyentertainmentnews.com/?p=12990, my prayers are with them
Katty14697714 Katty14697714 3 years
Condolences...Cory Monteith was one of my favourite actors..Death is an awfull thing..Hope to see Cory in my dreams using this http://tinyurl.com/ptoblr7
ShopStyle ShopStyle 3 years
So, so sad.
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