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  • 12 July 2014, 11:32

Glee Star's Boyfriend Found Dead In Hotel Room

The boyfriend of Glee actress Becca Tobin has been found dead in a hotel room, just days before the first anniversary of actor Cory Monteith's death.

Matt Bendik, 31, was found by a hotel maid in Philadelphiaon Thursday afternoon.

Tobin, who plays Kitty Wilde in the hit show, is believed to have been out with her boyfriend and friends on Wednesday night.

Police described the death "sudden" but said there was no reason to believe foul play was involved.

It is thought the couple were in the city on business. Mr Bendik ran a number of nightclubs in Los Angeles and around the country

Monteith, who played Finn Hudson in the series, died from a combination of heroin and alcohol in a Vancouver hotel room on July 13, 2013.

His girlfriend Lea Michele is also in the series and has spoken publicly about her devastation at his death and her struggle to move on with her life.

Tobin joined the musical comedy about a group of aspiring singers at high school in its fourth season.

A post-mortem examination on Friday failed to pinpoint why Bendik died.

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