Following the Mark Salling's death news at age 35, his cause of death has finally revealed. The former Glee actor's autopsy revealed his cause of death as asphyxia by hanging.
The Los Angeles Coroner Office's Ed Winter told media on Thursday, February 1,
The autopsy was completed today and the doctor just posted the cause the cause of death asphyxia by hanging and the manner of death is suicide. The case is now closed and the body is ready for pick up,
Mark Salling’s Autopsy Reveals His Cause of Death, 'Asphyxia by Hanging'
As previously reported, the Glee alum died of an apparent suicide on Tuesday, January 30. Mark was found by a riverbed in the late actor's home in the Sunland-Tujunga neighborhood of Los Angeles and was pronounced dead at the scene.
As per the report, one of Mark’s family members reported him missing at 3 a.m. ET before his body was discovered on Tuesday.
Mark had been awaiting sentencing after he pleaded guilty to possession of child pornography in December. He had agreed to serve 4 to 7 years in prison, in addition to registering as a sex offender and staying 100 feet away from parks, schoolyards, Playgrounds, public swimming pools, and video arcade venues.
As previously reported, a source close to his child pornography case told media that Mark Salling’s estate may not have to pay his child pornography victims $50,000.