Lea Michele Breaks Silence on Cory Monteith Death [PHOTO]

2:45 PM EDT 7/29/2013 by Stephanie Guerilus, Celebeat Reporter

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Lea Michele broke her silence about the death of her boyfriend and and Glee costar Cory Monteith on Monday.

The 26-year-old actress tweeted her 3.5. million followers her gratitude and appreciation for their support these past few weeks. Monteith was found dead in a Vancouver hotel suite on July 14. It was later confirmed by authorities that he died of a heroin overdose. He was 31.

"Thank you all for helping me through this time with your enormous love & support. Cory will forever be in my heart.," Michele tweeted

Michele also added a picture of her and Monteith hugging and smiling. The tweet came on the heels of a memorial service that was held for Monteith on July 24. Over 150 attended the service at the Paramount studio lot where portions of Glee are filmed.

Fox released a statement about the memorial.

"Today, Ryan Murphy and Lea Michele gathered the cast, crew and producers of Glee, along with colleagues from the network and studio, to share memories and music in an emotional celebration of the life of Cory Monteith. We thank the public for their continued outpouring of love and support as we grieve our friend and colleague during this difficult time.”

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