LOS ANGELES — A coroner’s official in Los Angeles says former “Glee” actor‘s death has been ruled a suicide. Los Angeles coroner’s spokesman Ed Winter said Thursday an autopsy determined that Salling died from asphyxia after hanging himself.
The 35-year-old’s body was found Tuesday in a riverbed area in northeast Los Angeles.
Salling’s death came a few weeks afterin federal court to possession of child pornography. He was due to be sentenced in March and could have faced four to seven years in prison.
Prosecutors say a search of Salling’s computer found more than 50,000 images of child porn on Salling’s computer and a thumb drive.
He played bad-boy Noah “Puck” Puckerman on the long-running Fox series, which concluded in 2015.
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