Drink and drugs killed Glee star

Glee actor Cory Monteith died from mixing champagne and heroin, a coroner has ruled. A used needle, a spoon with drug residue and two empty bottles of champagne were found in his hotel room.

Empty bottles and used needle found in hotel room

A used needle, a spoon with drug residue and two empty champagne bottles were found in the hotel room Glee actor Cory Monteith died in, a coroner's report said.

An examination of the scene revealed drug paraphernalia including a spoon with drug residue and a used hypodermic needle, along with two empty champagne bottles and glasses.

Hotel video footage showed Mr. Monteith returning to his room at 2:16 am on July 13, and that he was not seen alive again.

– Coroner's report

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Glee actor died from champagne and heroin mix

Glee actor Cory Monteith died from mixing champagne and heroin, a coroner has ruled.

Monteith's body was found on 13 July in a hotel in Vancouver, Canada. Credit: ABACA USA

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A "spoon with drug residue", a used needle and two empty champagne bottles were found in the 31-year-old's hotel room in Vancouver.

The Canadian star, who played Finn Hudson in the hit show, was found dead on July 13 and had a history of drug use.

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