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'Glee' Star Becca Tobin

Boyfriend Found Dead in Philly Hotel

7/10/2014 9:44 PM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
EXCLUSIVE

Becca Tobin Boyfriend Matt Bendik Dead
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1:56 P.M. PDT --
The coroner's office tells us ... an autopsy did NOT reveal the cause of death.
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'Glee' star Becca Tobin's boyfriend Matt Bendik was found dead Thursday in a Philadelphia hotel ... TMZ has learned … and the circumstances surrounding his death are mysterious.

Sources close to the couple tell us Bendik -- a 35-year-old nightclub owner -- was in Philly on a business trip.  We're told Tobin was not in Philly when he died.

A hotel maid found Bendik's body Thursday at around 1 PM.  Law enforcement sources say the housekeeper found the body on the bed, face down.  

Police are calling it a "sudden death" and they do not believe foul play was involved.  They also say there's no evidence of suicide.  And no weapons were found.  

We're told no drugs or drug paraphernalia were found in the room.  We know the detective's incident report makes no mention of medications in the room.  And the report makes no mention of alcohol.

Bendik was last seen by a manager at a club in Philly, just before midnight Wednesday.

Bendik ran several major clubs around the country, but especially in Los Angeles … where he was the Director of Operations at DBA Nightclub. He also was a co-owner of AV Nightclub.

We're told Bendik was not known as a partier, and friends are shocked and devastated by his sudden death.

Calls to Tobin's reps have not been returned.

One eerie twist -- Sunday will mark one year since the death of Cory Monteith … who died in a Vancouver hotel room from a drug overdose.

DBA posted a tribute to Matt outside of the club.

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Shortly before Matt went out Wednesday night, he posted a pic of Becca -- calling her out as his #WCW (woman crush Wednesday).

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209 COMMENTS

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16.

Holy moly    

Wow that's really sad. These people haven't even fully gotten over Corey's death and now they gotta deal with this. Sure he wasn't part of the cast, but I'm sure people feel for her pain.

107 days ago
17.

booboofucu    

What is up with glee why is it that the ppl in it or associated with someone in glee r dying off I'm hotel rooms no offense R.I.P

107 days ago
18.

intrigued    

Hope she wasn't the killer

107 days ago
19.

tomnewyorker    

R.I.P. to him.
shes actulley one of my favorite new actress from glee along with melissa benoist.
hope she'll be ok.
thoughts & Prayers are with her & the guy's friends & Families.

107 days ago
20.

Obvious justice    

I'm guessing another overdose ... It's a shame they're making this a fad ..

107 days ago
21.

I steal pets    

Condolences... Losing people is never easy.

107 days ago
22.

GoodJobEveryone    

"Sources close to the couple"....must be credible sources, they got his age wrong by nearly half a decade.

106 days ago
23.

sucka67    

Tmz... why are the cir***stances mysterious? Don't bait and switch.

106 days ago
24.

toddpugz7111    

now they can change the name of the club to DOA.

106 days ago
25.

Sunshine702    

My guess some opiate pill. People don't just die in hotel rooms without being sick at age 35!

106 days ago
26.

pep    

Why do they have to bring up the Cory guy..Eww eerie.... Its a coincidence is all But Prayers to his family and friends

106 days ago
27.

shakedoggy    

i think after this yr they shood just cancel the show. 2 dangerous. either that or they shood just hire gey peeple as they are more careful with their lives, looks and luvers.

106 days ago
28.

Ms M.    

what?? in two days will be the anniversary of the death of cory and this happens

106 days ago
29.

rought,gut,whiskey    

awesome

106 days ago
30.

MariNapp1    

Again we have lost someone and while we await toxicology reports Corey is still in our minds and hearts. A devastating loss a year ago. But if this was a drug overdose than somehow the person that is selling the drugs to our young should be held accountable! R . I.P Matt. Condolences to the Benfik family! Prayers

106 days ago
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