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Mark Salling (1982 – 2018), former “Glee” star

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By: kfox

Published: 6 months ago

Former “Glee” star Mark Salling has died from an apparent suicide at the age of 35, according to multiple news sources.

The Los Angeles Police Department confirmed his death to Us Weekly.

TMZ first reported the news that his body was found by a riverbed near his home in the Sunland-Tujunga neighborhood of Los Angeles.

The actor pleaded guilty in December to possession of child pornography. He was awaiting sentencing at the time of his death.

Salling was known for his role as the brooding Noah “Puck” Puckerman on the Fox show “Glee.” The popular series about a high school glee club aired from 2009 – 2015.

If someone you know exhibits warning signs of suicide, he or she should not be left alone. Call the U.S. National Suicide Prevention Lifeline at 800-273-8255. The Lifeline provides free, confidential support for people in crisis or emotional distress, 24/7 year-round. The Lifeline also offers an online chat for people who prefer to reach out online rather than by phone.