Cory Monteith had struggled with substance abuse his whole life, beginning at the young age of 12, PEOPLE reported. At 19, he first sought treatment for his addiction and would go through periods of drug use and sobriety throughout the rest of his life. At the end of March in 2013, Monteith admitted himself into a treatment facility at the urgings of his Glee castmates and the show’s creator Ryan Murphy. A month later, Monteith successfully completed the rehab program. But less than three months after that, Monteith was found dead in a Vancouver hotel room on July 13, at the age of 31.
The special was part of the new Reelz series, “Autopsy: The Last Hours Of …” and features in-depth examination of the events and circumstances leading up to Monteith’s death on July 13, 2013 in a Vancouver hotel room.
Monteith was known for his role as Finn Hudson, a popular and likable high school jock, on Fox’s musical comedy, “Glee.”
Monteith struggled with drug and alcohol addiction for over his half is life. He was on break from filming the show due to substance abuse shortly before his death.
Now, in this new special, forensic pathologist Dr. Michael
On Saturday, Reelz aired Autopsy: The Last Hours of Cory Monteith, which explained the circumstances surrounding the 31-year-old Glee actor’s untimely passing. However, learning the details of Monteith’s death is no consolation — instead, it’s a reminder of how incredibly sad his story is.
Monteith’s death was not only tragic, but shocking, as well. The TV star, who played the clean-cut football player Finn on the Fox series, was found dead in his Vancouver, Canada, hotel room on July 13, 2013. In the months leading up to his death, Monteith, who had battled drug and alcohol problems since his early teens, spent some time in rehab. Now, the new Reelz special suggests it was this time of abstinence that ultimately caused Monteith’s sudden death.
Dr. Michael Hunter, a world-renowned forensic pathologist, takes viewers through a detailed examination of the circumstances surrounding Monteith’s death.
Glee fans were left distraught and dismayed when 31-year-old Cory Monteith was found dead in his Vancouver hotel room July 13, 2013. A new TV special, Autopsy: The Last Hours of Cory Monteith, seeks to give them some closure by focusing on his tragic passing, as seen in Us Weekly‘s exclusive sneak peek.
The Reelz series will examine the timeline of events, as well as medical evidence, behind the actor’s death, on its Saturday, December 3, episode. According to Autopsy, Monteith — who played quarterback Finn Hudson on the Emmy-winning Fox musical series — was caught on camera returning alone to his 21st-floor British Columbia hotel room at 2:16 a.m. the morning of his death.
A new TV special is digging deep into Cory Monteith‘s 2013 death.
Us Magazine reports that REELZ will air Autopsy: The Last Hours of Cory Monteith on December 3. The show will examine the months leading up to the actor’s death, including a meeting he reportedly had with Glee creator Ryan Murphy.
Murphy reportedly met with Monteith at Fox Studios on March 28, 2013 to discuss concerns about the star’s substance abuse. Monteith died less than months later, on July 13, 2013, with heroin and alcohol in his system.
The meeting is reenacted in the Autopsy special, with actors playing Monteith and Murphy. According to commentators on the show, Glee showrunners were aware that Monteith was drinking heavily.
“It’s not only his drinking that Murphy is concerned about; it’s his suspicion that Cory is taking drugs,” a voiceover intones during the reenactment. “To Cory’s dismay, Murphy
Cory Monteith’s untimely death will be the subject of an upcoming TV special on REELZ. Autopsy: The Last Hours of Cory Monteith will explore the months leading up to the Glee star’s death from a heroin and alcohol overdose in July of 2013, and will feature a reenactment of one of Monteith’s last meetings with the show’s co-creator Ryan Murphy.
Monteith met with Murphy at Fox Studios on March 28, 2013, for a frank conversation about Monteith’s ongoing substance abuse problems, which had become a source of concern to his colleagues on Glee.
“It’s not only his drinking that Murphy is concerned about – it’s his suspicion that Cory is taking drugs,” a voiceover explains during the reenactment, which doesn’t feature any actual dialogue between Murphy and Monteith. “To Cory’s dismay, Murphy tells him he’s pulling him off the show, despite there being two episodes left to film.”
“Glee” fans were left in shock in July 2013 when news broke that Cory Monteith — who battled addiction throughout much of his adult life — had died. Little was made public about his final night other than the fact that he had been in Vancouver, Canada, and apparently had several visitors in his hotel room the night before.
More than three years after the actor’s death, REELZ intends to revisit the real-life tragedy in a special called “Autopsy: The Last Hours of Cory Monteith.” The show will take a look at the weeks leading up to Monteith’s death. A preview for “Autopsy” teases a reenactment of one particularly poignant moment between the “Glee” star and creator Ryan Murphy.
When Glee star Cory Monteith was found dead in his Vancouver hotel room at age 31 July 13, 2013, fans were left not only shocked and distraught, but also confused by the swirl of rumors that followed. A new TV special, Autopsy: The Last Hours of Cory Monteith, focuses on his tragic passing, as seen in Us Weekly‘s exclusive sneak peek.
The REELZ series’ Saturday, December 3, episode will examine the timeline of events leading up to Monteith’s death, along with delving into medical evidence. According to Autopsy, the actor — who played quarterback Finn Hudson on the Emmy-winning Fox musical series — was called into a meeting with Glee creator Ryan Murphy March 28, 2013,