Actor Mark Salling, who was best known for his role as Noah “Puck” Puckerman on the comedy TV series “Glee”, has died in an apparent suicide while awaiting sentencing for possession of child pornography, TMZ reports.
Salling, who was 35, was found dead near a riverbed in the Los Angeles area, according to entertainment news website TMZ, which cited law enforcement. It said Salling was believed to have died by hanging.
Salling was arrested in December 2015 for possession of child pornography and later pled guilty. Prosecutors said he had more than 50,000 images of underage children. The actor was due to be sentenced in March and was expected to receive 4 to 7 years in prison.
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