Cory found in Vancouver hotel room

Glee star Cory Monteith has died.

The actor, who played Finn Hudson is the hit US TV series, passed away in a Vancouver hotel room on Saturday.

Cory, who entered rehab in April, was snapped with girlfriend Lea Michele, 26, in June looking happy and relaxed a the Chrysalis Butterfly Ball in Los Angeles.

The couple became friends on the set of Glee in 2009 before starting to date.

‘Shortly after noon today, the Vancouver Police received a call from the BC Ambulance Service regarding a sudden death in a room on the 21st floor of the Fairmont Pacific Rim Hotel at 1038 Canada Place in downtown Vancouver,’ confirms a police statement.

‘The deceased has been identified as 31-year-old actor Cory Monteith, who achieved great fame on the popular TV series Glee.’

Cory revealed recently that he worked in a range of jobs before hitting the big time.

I’ve worked as a labourer, driven taxis and school buses, and been a car mechanic,’ he recalled.

Whatever I could do just to get by. But it does mean that I know a little bit about a lot of things.’

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