Published: Wednesday 31 January, 2018

Mark Salling Dead: Former GLEE Star Commits Suicide Ahead of Sentencing

Mark Salling is dead after an apparent suicide. Salling’s death comes weeks before before his sentencing on child p*rn charges to which he pleaded guilty several months ago. Mark Salling was expected to to serve four to seven years in prison. He was 35 years old.

Mark Salling dead suicide

Death by suicide: Mark Salling starred in GLEE from 2009 to 2015. (Valerie Macon/Invision/AP photo)

Salling’s death was confirmed by his attorney, Michael Proctor. 

“I can confirm that Mark Salling passed away early this morning. Mark was a gentle and loving person, a person of great creativity, who was doing his best to atone for some serious mistakes and errors of judgment,” Proctor told People Magazine.

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“He is survived by his mother and father, and his brother. The Salling family appreciates the support they have been receiving and asks for their privacy to be respected.”

According to news reports, Mark Salling was found dead on Tuesday. The manner of death has not been confirmed at this time.

Salling played Noah ‘Puck’ Puckerman on Glee from 2009 to 2015.