Cory Monteith death a 'sad and tragic accident'

Glee star Cory Monteith, 31, died as a result of a "sad and tragic" drug and alcohol overdose, authorities confirmed.

British Columbia coroner Barbara McLintock said there was no evidence to suggest the overdose was deliberate.

There is absolutely nothing at this point, there is no evidence to suggest, that is anything other than the most sad and tragic accident.

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