Glee star, Mark Salling commits suicide ahead of his sentencing for child pornography

Mark Salling, 35, has died as a result of suicide, a month after pleading guilty to possession of child pornography.

His body was found at the Los Angeles River, area where he lived in in Sunland. He was awaiting sentencing after pleading guilty to possession of child pornography involving a pre-pubescent minor. .

Prosecutors said he had 50,000 images of underage children. Sentencing in the case was set for March. He was expected to get 4 to 7 years in prison as part of a plea deal. Salling had cut his wrists back in August and it appeared to be a suicide attempt, although his lawyer denied it. 

 

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