Mark Balelo Dies of Suspected Suicide; Storage Wars Star was 40

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Two days after being arrested for a drug-related offense, Mark Balelo has been found dead of an apparent suicide. He was 40 years old.

According to TMZ, the Storage Wars star killed himself via carbon monoxide poisoning, as his body was found (by an employee) in his home's garage in Simi Valley, California - with the door closed and the engine running.

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Balelo was scheduled to appear in court next Tuesday to face charges related to this weekend's arrest.

He allegedly warned his fiancee after his release from jail on Saturday that he feared he might hurt himself in some way.

An autopsy will be performed today and we send our thoughts and prayers to Balelo's loved ones.

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