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Mark Salling has died.
The 35-year-old Glee alum was found dead Tuesday around 8:50 a.m. outside in the northeast San Fernando Valley, the Los Angeles Police Department confirmed to E! News. The L.A. Country Coroner's office has confirmed to E! News that Salling was pronounced dead on the scene at 9 a.m. in an apparent suicide by hanging.
According to the coroner's office, the actor's autopsy is pending and his next of kin has been notified.
"I can confirm that Mark Salling passed away early this morning," the actor's lawyer, Michael J. Proctor, told E! News in a statement. "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."