Glee star Mark Salling found dead while awaiting child abuse images sentencing

Glee Star Mark Salling has been found dead in an apparent suspected suicide.

The 35-year-old actor was awaiting sentencing after he had pleaded guilty to the possession of child abuse images in December.

It has been confirmed he was found dead in Los Angeles his lawyer had confirmed.

His exact cause of death has not been revealed however this is suspected to have been suicide.

TMZ and Hollywood Reporter have both stated that police sources have confirmed the death as suicide to them.

Salling was expected to face jail time after admitting his offences.

Before entering a guilty plea he had already attempted to take his life.