July 14, 2013 4:10 PM EST
Cory Monteith, Dead at 31: Finn of 'Glee' Victim of Another Hoax or Real Tragic Demise? 5 Things to Know [PHOTOS]
Cory Monteith found dead in Canada, the breaking news headlines say. When a 31-year-old actor is reported to be suddenly dead, many people question the news - especially when it starts in the social media. But more sources are confirming that Cory has indeed been found dead Saturday in Vancouver.
"Vancouver police confirmed Saturday night that Glee star Cory Monteith was found dead earlier in the day at the Fairmont Pacific Rim Hotel," reports Postmedia News via o.canada.com.
RIP Cory Monteith: 5 Things to Know about Glee Actor's Passing
1. The Hollywood Reporter and E! Online have both confirmed Cory Monteith's death through updated breaking news. The actor's family has reportedly been informed.
2. Police say Cory's cause of death was not immediately clear, contradicting some reports that drug overdose had killed the young actor.
3. There were reports saying Cory had been dead for hours before his body was found. He was staying at a hotel at the time.
4. Cory was set to star in Glee Season 5 as Finn Hudson. Lea Michele, Cory's girlfriend in real life, plays his character's on-again, off-again girlfriend, Rachel Berry.
5. Cory was on Twitter less than 12 hours ago. He just came back to the social media channel after checking himself into rehab over his addiction problem. Here are some his last tweets:
...so... what did I miss?
— Cory Monteith (@CoryMonteith) July 6, 2013
The tweet above was his first post since his rehab departure.
what the crap is Sharknado — Cory Monteith (@CoryMonteith) July 12, 2013
The answer to this question becomes the last post of Cory on Twitter. It was not even 12 hours old at the time of this posting.
oh. IT'S A SHARK TORNADO.
— Cory Monteith (@CoryMonteith) July 12, 2013
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