Mark Salling's Cause Of Death Revealed

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Feb. 1 2018, Published 8:47 p.m. ET

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Mark Salling died of "asphyxia by hanging," can confirm.

Ed Winter of the Los Angeles Coroner's Office revealed to Radar an autopsy for the Glee star was completed on February 1 and the doctor just posted the cause of death asphyxia by hanging and the manner of death is suicide.

The case is now closed and the body is ready for pick up, Winter confirmed.

As Radar previously revealed exclusively, Salling relapsed in his battle with depression just two weeks before his shocking suicide.

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The shamed actor, who was found dead on January 30 after he hanged himself at an isolated spot in the Angeles National Forest, was trying to recover in therapy for his mental illness as his child porn sentencing neared, according to a pal.

Salling recently pleaded guilty to child porn charges in December 2017 and was expected back in court March 7 for sentencing. But, on January 30, the LAPD received a missing person report on the Glee star. Six hours later — around 8:50 AM — police discovered his body.

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