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'Glee' star Mark Salling dies of apparent suicide, according to report

Actor pleaded guilty to possession of child porn in December

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“Glee” star Mark Salling has died of apparent suicide, according to report by the celebrity news site TMZ.

The actor pleaded guilty to possession of child pornography. 

He was set to be sentenced in the case in March.

The actor reached a plea agreement with prosecutors in October in which he admitted he possessed images of prepubescent children. The agreement states a search warrant found more than 50,000 images of child porn on Salling's computer and a thumb drive.

Prosecutors and Salling agreed to ask a judge to sentence the actor to between four to seven years in prison. He would have been required to register as a sex offender, pay restitution and abide by residency restrictions.

The actor played bad-boy Noah "Puck" Puckerman on the Fox musical dramedy "Glee."


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