Almost a year to the day since the death of Cory Monteith, Glee has been struck with fresh tragedy.
The boyfriend of actress Becca Tobin, who plays Kitty Wilde in the hit show, has been found dead in a hotel room in Philadelphia.
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Becca Tobin and her boyfriend Matt Bendik
According to a report on TMZ, the Philedelphia Medical Examiner confirmed that Matt Bendik's body had been found, but no further details have been given.
The website states that Becca, 28, had accompanied nightclub owner Matt, 35, to the city on a business trip. The couple reportedly spent the evening of Wednesday 9 July out with friends, and everything appeared normal.
A hotel maid allegedly found Matt in his hotel room the following afternoon.
The sign outside the DBA nightclub
Matt was the owner of several nightclubs across the US, including the AV nightclub, favoured by stars including Leonardo DiCaprio, and one of Hollywood's hottest spots, DBA.
On Thursday night, the club paid tribute with a sign that simply read: "We love you Matt."
The sad news echoes the sudden passing of Glee star Cory; Sunday will mark the one-year anniversary since his death.
Sunday marks the one year anniversary since the death of Cory Monteith
Cory passed away from a drug overdose at the age of 31 in a Vancouver hotel room.