Mark Salling dead from suicide by hanging

Mark Salling’s body was found hanging from a tree.

10:45 AM PT — police received a call to do a “welfare check” on Salling and somehow that led them to the baseball field where his body was found.  Salling had been dead for some time.0130-mark-salling-scene-footer-11

According to TMZ a family member came to the LAPD station at 3 AM Tuesday to report Salling as a missing person.

We’re told homicide detectives are on scene to rule out foul play, but they say all signs point to suicide by hanging.

Mark Salling committed suicide by hanging, according to law enforcement … TMZ has learned.  His body was found near a riverbed in Sunland … the area where he lived. Law enforcement says Salling was hanging from a tree, the address where Salling was found dead near a little league field adjacent to a creek.

The former “Glee” star was awaiting sentencing after pleading guilty possession of child pornography involving prepubescent minors. Prosecutors say he had 50,000 images of underage children.

Sentencing in the case was set for March. He was expected to get 4 to 7 years in prison as part of a plea deal.

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