Autopsy reveals that alcohol was found in Mark Salling at time of death


  • Mark Salling (35), best known for playing Puck in Glee, was found dead on January 30, 2018.

  • [Cause of death]He died of asphyxia by hanging.

  • As revealed by an autopsy, there were no drugs in his system at the time of death, but there was alcohol. His blood alcohol level was 0.095 (the legal limit to drive is 0.080).

  • Prior to his death, Salling was awaiting sentencing for child pornography charges after pleading guilty. He had attempted suicide last August.

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