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Mark Salling's Death Confirmed By Lawyer (Statement)

Mark Salling‘s lawyer has confirmed the actor passed away on Tuesday (January 30) after reports spread that he committed suicide.

“I can confirm that Mark Salling passed away early this morning,” Michael J. Proctor, the 35-year-old actor’s lawyer, said in a statement (via EW). “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. 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.”

Last month, Salling had plead guilty to possession of child pornography involving a prepubescent minor. He was awaiting sentencing. Photos were allegedly found on his computer, and he was expected to get somewhere between four and seven years in prison for the crime as part of a plea deal.

Mark was last seen out back in December.

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Mark Salling Dead in Apparent Suicide at 35

Former Glee actor Mark Salling has been found dead in an apparent suicide, TMZ is reporting. Mark‘s lawyer also confirmed the news in a statement.

According to law enforcement, the 35-year-old actor’s body was found in the Los Angeles River in Sunland. No official statement has been made at this time.

Back in December, Salling had plead guilty to possession of child pornography involving a prepubescent minor. Photos were allegedly found on his computer. Mark was expected to get 4 to 7 years in prison as a part of an apparent plea deal. He was previously arrested in December 2015 on the charges.

Mark was last photographed last month.

We have no confirmation on this news, but we’ll update with more information when available.

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Mark Salling Pleads Guilty for Possessing Child Pornography

Mark Salling has officially pleaded guilty for possession of child pornography.

The 35-year-old former Glee actor was arrested in December 2015 on the charges of possessing child pornography involving a prepubescent minor. He allegedly had more than 50,000 images on his computer with victims that ranged from ages three to five

The maximum sentence for the crime is 20 years in prison, but prosecutors are recommending Mark received four to seven years under the plea deal, according to TMZ. Sentencing will happen in March and Mark is out on bail for now.

Pictured here: Mark arriving for his court appearance on Monday (December 18) at the Federal Court Building in downtown Los Angeles.

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Mark Salling Pleads Guilty to Child Pornography Charges, Will Serve Prison Time

Mark Salling has plead guilty to child pornography charges, stemming from a December 2015 arrest after a search warrant found hundreds of images on his computer.

The 35-year-old former Glee actor has a plea deal in place, and as part of the terms of the deal, he will reportedly serve between 4 and 7 years in prison. He also must register as a sex offender and is banned from communication with minors, The Blast reports.

After his release from prison, he will have 20 years of supervised release. He is required to stay away from places where children are present, including schools, playgrounds, etc.

He was also required to pay $50,000 in restitution to the victims who requested it.

Last year, he plead “not guilty” to charges.

Mark‘s ex Naya Rivera, who also starred with him on Glee, previously said she was not shocked by these charges.

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