Coroner’s staff did attend the scene. The deceased has been identified as 31-year-old actor Cory Monteith, who achieved great fame on the popular TV series Glee. PHOTOS: Cory Monteith: A Life in Pictures PacificCoastNews.com Before I give further information, on behalf of the Vancouver Police, I want to pass on our condolences to the family, friends, castmates and millions of fans of Mr. Monteith. As was the case in countless homes, I watched Glee regularly with my daughters, and I know there will be shock and sadness in many households with the news of his tragic death. Mr. Monteith checked into the hotel in July 6th and was due to check out of the room today. There were others with Mr. Monteith in his room earlier last night, but video and fob key entries show him returning to his room by himself in the early morning hours and we believe he was alone when he died. When he missed his check-out time, staff went to the room at noon and found his body. We know there will be considerable interest in this case, and we have detectives assigned to the case who attended with our Forensic Identification Unit to examine the scene, to ensure to the extent possible that there are no unanswered questions.
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The Late Greats: Ryan Murphy remembers Cory Monteith
A great one. And he became a dancer. He gave both his heart, and that is what Cory was to meall heart. Ultimately his body, through his terribly sad and frustrating addiction, won out over that big, strong beating heart. On Glee, Cory was the quarterback. He was a natural leader and, always, a welcome embrace. When new cast members joined the showand that choir room can at first be a chilly oneCory was the first to speak to them, welcome them, show them the ropes. From the beginning Cory and I had a father-son relationship, which at that time I have to admit I did not want. I didnt know how to do that. But Coryfrom a broken home, a lost boyneeded a male figure to provide guidance, support, a direction. In retrospect, Cory was kind of my training wheels for becoming the father I am today with my own child. One of the most difficult things about the death of a young person is the loss of potential.
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‘Finn was going to have become a teacher’: Glee creator Ryan Murphy remembers Cory Monteith in touching eulogy as he reveals his original ending for series finale
The end,’ said the writer. ‘That ending, and that beginning, speaks deeply of my personal feelings for Cory. Despite his troubles, he always felt deeply rooteddependable, sweet, someone you return to for comfort. He was big, oafy, oversizewhich is why during the pilot I gave him the nickname Frankenteen, a nickname that, much to his horror, stuck. But he was also the biggest surprise for me personally, and in many ways reaped the most respect.’ The finale: ‘The ending of Glee is something I have never shared with anyone, but I always knew it. Ive always relied on it as a source of comfort, a North Star,’ confessed Murphy Murphy also talked about Monteith’s early days, when he first auditioned for the show. ‘When we started, he alone had never danced. He had never really sung. And yet from his audition tapewhere he tried out banging on Tupperwarehe became a singer. A great one. And he became a dancer. He gave both his heart, and that is what Cory was to meall heart. Ultimately his body, through his terribly sad and frustrating addiction, won out over that big, strong beating heart.’ In his farewell, Murphy also took a moment to reflect on his personal relationship with Monteith.