Family, friends and fans are still reeling after hearing the news that Cory Monteith was found dead in Vancouver on July 13. Take a look back at the happier times in the photos below.
Cory Monteith Dies — See Pics From His Life
Cory was found dead in his Fairmont Pacific Rim hotel room on July 13. Police have ruled out foul play. According to police, Cory had been with friends earlier in the night but returned to his room alone.
Acting Police Chief Doug LePard of the Vancouver Police issued a statement that hit on both personal and professional levels:
“We know there will be considerable interest in this case, and we have detectives assigned to the case who attended with our Forensic Identification Unit to examine the scene, to ensure to the extent possible that there are no unanswered questions. Hotel video has been secured as well as room access records. Our investigators have spoken with hotel staff, who are providing the utmost in cooperation. On behalf of the Vancouver Police, I want to pass on our condolences to the family, friends, castmates and millions of fans of Mr. Monteith. As was the case in countless homes, I watched Glee regularly with my daughters, and I know there will be shock and sadness in many households with the news of his tragic death.”
His rep also issued a statement on July 13, saying:
“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.”
Lea Michele Reacts To The News
A source tells HollywoodLife.com EXCLUSIVELY:
“She [Lea Michele] is absolutely hysterical and completely inconsolable. She is devastated beyond belief.”
Remember Cory in the photos below, HollywoodLifers.
— Dory Larrabee