'Glee' Star Mark Salling Dead of Apparent Suicide

'Glee' Star Mark Salling Dead of Apparent Suicide
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Former Glee star Mark Salling has died at the age of 35. Though details are scarce, he is believed to have died of suicide.

TMZ reports that law enforcement officials have confirmed his death. His body was apparently found in the Los Angeles River in Sunland.

Salling was awaiting sentencing after pleading guilty to possession of child pornography. He had been arrested in 2015, where officials discovered more than 30,000 explicit images of underage children in Salling's possession.

Salling was born in Dallas on August 17, 1982.

UPDATE (1/30, 6 p.m. EDT): Mark Salling's death has been confirmed as a suicide by hanging.