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Cory Monteith Death Report

Injecting Heroin, Slamming Alcohol

Before Death

10/2/2013 1:53 PM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
EXCLUSIVE

1002_cory_montieth_gettyCory Monteith was shooting heroin and downing champagne in his hotel room on the night of his death ... this according to the final coroner's report obtained by TMZ.

The "Glee" star was discovered alone in his hotel room in Vancouver, Canada on July 13 shortly after noon.

When responders arrived to the scene, they discovered a "spoon with drug residue and a used hypodermic needle."

They also found 2 empty champagne bottles and glasses.

The coroner lists Monteith's official cause of death as "mixed drug toxicity, involving intravenous heroin use combined with the ingestion of alcohol."

The report also notes that Cory "had a history of illicit drug use with intermittent periods of rehabilitation and of abstinence from drugs."

The coroner suggests that Cory's tolerance for substance abuse may have been lower than usual because he had stopped using since a rehab stint in April.

Monteith was 31.

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31.

mousetrap    

He is being propped up posthumous because of the gay agenda. No other reason. He wasn't gay, but the show he was on was heavily associated with homosexuality and liberalism. I am terribly sorry for his suffering in life and his death, and for his family. But this is the truth. He was not a long time esteemed actor or even an overly accomplished one. It is very, very transparent to those who have a brain.

352 days ago
32.

gary    

Dumbass. so much to live for- ZERO sympathy!

352 days ago
33.

smurfya    

Corey Montieth, Corey Haim, and yet Corey Feldman keeps on living.

352 days ago
34.

Livvie    

Oh well

352 days ago
35.

DR.PYSCH    

Addiction is a neurological impairment, a disorder. We were never in his shoes, so we can't judge.

352 days ago
36.

August    

Where was the 12-Step religious AA/NA cult's "HIGHER POWER"?

352 days ago
37.

davinci    

Don't wish death on anyone. But please stop celebrating this lying drug user's death. Everyone knew what he was doing but the elitist Hollywood losers looked the other way so the money train would keep rolling. Hollywood is beyond Sodom and Gomorrah.

352 days ago
38.

TheTruthHurtz    

Typical. So many people want fame and fortune, yet so few can accept the responsibility that comes with it. As far as any Emmy recognition; so not deserved.

352 days ago
39.

Ronald Jensen    

After reading this article I am moved to nominate him for a Academy Award nomination to go along with the special honors given to him at the Emmye's. A shame that he didn't rape or murder someone. He would then be a shoe in.

352 days ago
40.

opiates.com    

Until is understood that most people that use heroin are trying to numb feelings they cant handle. Addiction is the consequence not the issue. Patients don't need to be locked up for 30 , 60 or 90 days..They need humane and safe detox and intense therapy to learn how to live with themselves, learn how to treat depression, anxiety , trauma or what ever is overwhelming them . My heart goes out to his family and friends...

352 days ago
41.

demoncat    

the amount he was drinking alone would be close to killing some one mixed with the coke and it was sadly cory got called to heaven before he should have . sad .

352 days ago
42.

Clancy    

It is very sad that he left this way. But, what was done at the Emmy's was still wrong.

352 days ago
43.

AZCHIC83    

I HAVE NO SYMPATHY FOR JUNKIES LIKE HIM...MAY BE BURN IN HELL... Dont like my opinion guess what, I dont give a ****.

352 days ago
44.

JLS    

Dude was a bad ass. Why do a tribute at the Emmys for this man? OMG how ridiculous. Effn addict. Voluntarily KILLED HIMSELF.

352 days ago
45.

Hank    

and this guy got a special tribute at the Emmys? I'm sick of all his colleagues saying "oh he was the nicest kindest guy in the world." I'm sorry, if you're shooting heroine you are a s***bag.

352 days ago
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