“Storage Wars” star Mark Balelo killed himself yesterday by carbon monoxide poisoning. Multiple sources close to Balelo tell us he was found dead in his car which was parked and running in the garage at his auction house in Simi Valley, CA. According to sources, Balelo had been arrested for a drug-related offense on Saturday.
TMZ learned that when Balelo got out of jail he was distraught, and asked his fiancée to come over because he was afraid he might hurt himself. There is an autopsy scheduled to take place today and if and when we get more details we’ll be sure to fill you in.
Did anyone remember seeing Balelo on Storage Wars? We wish our condolences to his family and friends.