Cory Monteith, 31, died of an accidental drug and alcohol overdose, the British Columbia Coroners Service confirmed Tuesday, July 16 in a statement. Found dead at his Vancouver, British Columbia, hotel room this past Saturday, the "Glee" actor "died of a mixed drug toxicity, involving heroin and alcohol," the press release reveals, citing an autopsy and toxicological testing.
"There is no evidence to suggest Mr. Monteith's death was anything other than a most tragic accident," the report continues. "Mr. Monteith's family has been made aware of the circumstances surrounding the death. On behalf of family members, the B.C. Coroners Service asks that the media respect their privacy at this difficult time."