'Storage Wars' star Mark Balelo found dead - FOX 35 News Orlando

'Storage Wars' star Mark Balelo found dead

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Mark Balelo, who appeared in the reality show "Storage Wars," was found dead Monday, two days after being arrested on suspicion of possession of methamphetamine, according to multiple reports.

Suicide is suspected. Balelo died of apparent carbon monoxide poisoning after being found in his car running in a garage, TMZ is reporting. It said sources told them Balelo was distraught after his arrest.

An autopsy is scheduled for Tuesday.

Balelo, 40, was in several episodes of the popular reality show. Known for wearing flashy clothes and nicknamed "Rico Suave," Balelo is best known for helping return a rare Superman comic book valued at $1 million to its owner, actor Nicolas Cage.

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