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-- we just received new information on -- -- death of a big.
It's TV star growing start millions of fans know -- -- from his role and the fox hit show glee.
Julie Banderas joins us -- that new information -- -- at -- -- of -- British Columbia coroner's office has made it official -- Monty it's cause of death -- -- drug toxicity which involved mostly heroin and alcohol.
A sad end to this talented actor's life.
The report states that mister Montes died -- -- mixed drug toxicity involving heroin and alcohol.
The results released by the corner service support the findings of our investigators and their beliefs upon initial examination.
But there was no foul play.
That this was an overdose and.
Police believe -- had been dead for several hours before a hotel employee discovered him in his hotel room.
Police say the preliminary coroner's report didn't indicate the levels of drugs.
In his system but it is believed Montes was a law only when he took the heroin.
And the evidence found in his room was consistent with the drug overdose.
Montes had struggled with substance abuse for years in late march he admitted himself to a rehab facility.
To seek help for substance addiction but left a month later.
His on screen and real life girlfriend lea Michelle who stood by -- -- through his real life struggles.
Is now grieving with his family a statement released by her publicist reads.
-- is deeply grateful for all of the love and support she's received from family friends and fans.
Since -- passing -- has been grieving alongside his family.
And making appropriate arrangements with them.
They are supporting each other as they endure this profound loss together we ask and continued asked to the media to respect the privacy of Leah and -- scrambling and quote.
Montes meantime and a time to millions of fans on Fox's glee as the eager football player turned performer -- It's still early to tell though how the show will address his tragic death China Juli thank you.
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