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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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213 COMMENTS

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76.

crystalveg    

TMZ hates when this happens.

69 days ago
77.

suavechef1    

Illuminati .... He was her blood sacrifice... Ain't no coincidences in Hollywood.

69 days ago
78.

Reginaphalange    

Maybe a heart attack?

69 days ago
79.

ndtaylor77    

Note to self- Do not date Glee stars.

69 days ago
80.

Amy Mayer    

Oh yeah right

69 days ago
81.

chloelee29    

Why do so many of these celebrities and/or Hollywood types always drop dead in hotels? Anna Nicole, Whitney, the kid from Glee last year, this dude are the few I came up with in just a second or two, I am sure there are more. Hotel = danger zone.

69 days ago
82.

knightman_10    

What hotel in Philadelphia, and why is the media working so hard to protect the hotel's identity? Who was paid?!

69 days ago
83.

Mudman    

it's that Herron!

69 days ago
84.

Sonia    

It's either a sudden event i.e. aneurysm or a drug overdose. Until she is found and interviewed by the police, the "cleanliness" of the scene will be suspect.

69 days ago
85.

She's baaaack    

So far things aren't boding well for hanging out with the Jewish (*or half Jewish*) girls from Glee. Better steer clear, guys.

69 days ago
86.

Don DeLuxxe    

Who?

69 days ago
87.

cb2013    

Glee seems like a cursed show to be associated with..

69 days ago
88.

bel26    

i'm starting to think the women of glee is killing their boyfriends to become famous

69 days ago
89.

Cookie35    

The women from glee are black widows..

69 days ago
90.

EastCoastChopper    

A cursory inspection of my memory banks - confirm...I have absolutely no idea - who these people are (were).

69 days ago
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