On July 12, the world was rocked with the announcement that Glee’s leading man Cory Monteith's (Finn) had died, and though no cause of death has been announced, some are speculating that it might be a from a drug overdose. Though Cory had been open about his struggle with drugs and alcohol — he went to rehab once at 19 and again just months ago — his untimely death still comes as a total shock.

Here, we take a look back on the final months of Cory’s life, from his decision to enter rehab to his seeming successful recovery, including some adorable couple moments with his girlfriend Lea Michele (Rachel).

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March 31, 2013

Glee's Cory Monteith Checks into Rehab — Breaking News

News that Cory had entered treatment broke at the tail end of March.

Cory Monteith Rehab: Glee Stars React on Twitter

His co-stars immediately took to Twitter to send their support.

Cory Monteith in Rehab: Girlfriend Lea Michele Responds — UPDATE

Cory's on- and off-screen love interest had stayed by him through everything.

Cory Monteith Rehab: Shocked Glee Cast Had No Idea About His Problem

The news came as a shock to everyone, it seems.

Cory Monteith Rehab: Glee Has to Rewrite the Season 4 Finale Scripts

Due to treatment, Cory wasn't able to be in either of the last to episodes of the season.

Friends React

Glee Co-star Mark Salling on Cory Monteith's Rehab: "It Takes Balls"

His co-stars were firm in showing their support.

Lea Michele’s Ultimatum to Cory Monteith: Rehab or We’re Over — Report

Lea has stood by Cory, but reports also say she was adamant that he seek treatment. Very adamant.

Background Information Emerges

Inside Cory Monteith's Substance Abuse: "It Was More Than Booze"

What exactly Cory was involved with is unclear, but there are some reports.

Why Cory Monteith Went to Rehab — Report

What one source has to say.

Cory Monteith’s Rehab Too Public? Celeb Addiction Expert Weighs In — Exclusive

An addiction expert praised Cory's choices.


April 26, 2013

Glee’s Cory Monteith Out of Rehab After One Month — Reunited With Lea Michele!

Cory left treatment after the minimum amount of time; one month after he entered rehab.

Cory Monteith Breaks His Silence After Leaving Rehab

The Glee star thanked fans for their support.

April 27, 2013

Cory Monteith Out Of Rehab: Glee Co-star Says “He Looks Great”

Kevin McHale (Artie) was proud of his friend's success.

April 30, 2013

Cory Monteith and Lea Michele Eat Fish and Chips With His Mom! (PHOTO)

Just days after he left treatment, Cory headed to Canada with Lea and the two spent time with his family.

May 1, 2013

May 8, 2013

Cory Monteith Heads to Mexico After Rehab: With Girlfriend Lea Michele

Up next, the couple went on vacation to Mexico.

May 11, 2013

Cory Monteith Turns 31: Lea Michele and Glee Stars Birthday Wishes

Cory celebrated his 31st birthday surrounded by those closet to him.


Cory Monteith’s 31st Birthday: How Did He and Lea Michele Celebrate?

At this point, everything seemed to be going so well.


May 21, 2013

July 13, 2013

Glee’s Cory Monteith Found Dead in Vancouver — UPDATE

Then, tragedy. Cory was found dead in a hotel room in Canada on July 13 when he failed to check out on time. The cause of death is still unknown, but an investigation is underway, and many people think drugs may have been involved.

Cory Monteith's Death: Glee Stars and Celebrities React

It feels like all of Hollywood took to Twitter to react to the sad news.

Cory Monteith’s Death: Glee Executives Release a Statement

It's clear that Cory will be missed, and that everyone around him is heartbroken.

Lea Michele and Late Boyfriend Cory Monteith: How Long Had They Been Dating?

At the time of Cory's death, he and Lea had been dating for about a year and a half.

Lea Michele and Cory Monteith Wedding: This Co-star Thought It'd Happen!

Many people thought for sure that the two would get engaged. Knowing that this will never happen is beyond tragic.