Mark Salling, an American singer and actor known for his role as Puck on the TV series Glee, passed away at the age of 35. He was set to begin serving a prison sentence for possession of child pornography.
He was found deceased during a welfare check, after a family member reported him missing on the same day.
In January 2018, the body of actor Mark Salling was discovered hanging from a tree near his home in Sunland, California. The coroner’s office later confirmed that his death was a suicide by asphyxia by hanging.
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The Los Angeles coroner’s office confirmed that Mark Salling, the former Glee actor who passed away on January 30, 2018, died by suicide by hanging. Salling was found in an isolated part of Big Tujunga Canyon, located a few miles from his residence in Sunland-Tujunga, California. He was scheduled to be sentenced on charges of possession of child pornography in March of that year.
The cause and manner of death were determined by an autopsy and verified by his attorney, who reported his death following a welfare check at 8:50 am.