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'Glee' Star Becca Tobin

Boyfriend Found Dead in Philly Hotel

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

Becca Tobin Boyfriend Matt Bendik Dead
1:56 P.M. PDT --
The coroner's office tells us ... an autopsy did NOT reveal the cause of death.
'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.

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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Maybe he had severe sleep apnea. My sleep apnea almost killed me. No joke. It puts tremendous pressure on your heart and lungs. Or even an embolism

68 days ago


I say heroin od!

68 days ago

There's a problem here    

All that money and the guy dies in Philly. Shame.

68 days ago

Ozzie X    

Glee, they should all do a collective suicide.

68 days ago

Chloe Indigo    

What was the maid doing in his room at 5:00 AM?

68 days ago


How do you die in your sleep at 35?

68 days ago


Didnt this story say he was Becca's husband earlier today? I thought I read that. Anyway, too sad.....dude too young. I hope we dont hear this young deeath was preventable and that drugs were thr culprit.

68 days ago

Brian Dovey    

i'm so sorry

68 days ago


Misery, not glee.

68 days ago

Politico Pablo    

Sad indeed.
Just reinforces the ideal when you awake to a new never know if it'll be your last.
Make every day count.

68 days ago


wow that's sad for her. Now I can't remember which Glee character she was? It might come to me later but its sad. It just proves we have to live life like its our last and love others like its their last day.

68 days ago


Is there an 's missing somewhere in the headline?

68 days ago


But will this actress milk it for all that it's worth like the last one did?

68 days ago

Jamey Hunter    

No drugs were found, but if you remember, no drugs were found in Peaches Geldof's home, either. Someone obviously did a sweep before police arrived. All it does is prolong the inevitable discovery of a cause of death.

68 days ago


Their high as a kite in the picture. Cause of death? OD

68 days ago
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