By: Jack MacNamara, Staff Writer

Mark Salling, the former Glee TV series star who pleaded guilty to possession of child pornography and who was scheduled to be sentenced on March 7, died of an apparent suicide.

Mark Salling who played the role of Noah “Puck” Puckerman on the Ryan Murphy’s Glee TV Show until its 6th and final season in 2015.

RELATED: Republican Lawmaker Busted Sexting Teen Boy Now Says He’s ‘Not Gay’

Salling’s legal troubles started when a search warrant was executed o his residence where police found more than 50,000 images of underage girls on his computer. He was facing a seven years prison sentence this coming and would have had to register as a sex offender.

Cast and Crew of Glee react to Mark Salling’s death.

According to police, Mark Salling committed suicide by hanging.  His body was discovered near a riverbed in the area close to his home.

RELATED: Crime News | LGBT News

Related News