One year since the shocking death of ‘Glee’ actor Cory Monteith

Cory Monteith, pictured in 2012.
Cory Monteith, pictured in 2012. Jordan Strauss / Invision/The Associated Press

Sunday marks one year since the death of Glee star Cory Monteith.

The 31-year old Calgary-born actor died in his hotel room at the Fairmont Pacific Rim in downtown Vancouver on July 13, 2013.

Monteith was found dead from a heroin and alcohol overdose.

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Items found in the room included two empty champagne bottles, a used needle and a spoon containing drug residue.

Monteith had attended rehab for a drug addiction just three months before his death.

A makeshift memorial sprung up outside the hotel after his death, overflowing with flowers, cards and pictures from fans describing how he touched their lives.

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Monteith’s death was ruled an accident by the coroner.

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