Cory Monteith Death Report - Heroin & Alcohol Use Cited
The 31-year-old Glee actor was discovered dead on July 13 shortly after noon in his hotel room in Vancouver, Canada. The responders who arrived at the scene discovered a “spoon with drug residue and a used hypodermic needle,” as well as two empty champagne bottles and glasses.
The official cause of death listed on the report is “mixed drug toxicity, involving intravenous heroin use combined with the ingestion of alcohol.” The report also notes that Cory “had a history of illicit drug use with intermittent periods of rehabilitation and of abstinence from drugs.”
Cory will be remembered in a tribute episode of Glee, airing on October 10 at 9/8c on Fox.