"Storage Wars" star, Mark Balelo, committed suicide Monday, TMZ reports Feb. 11. According to the report, Balelo was arrested Saturday on drug-related charges. After his release from jail, he was said to be so distraught, that he asked his fiancee to be by his side because he was afraid he would harm himself.
As the story goes, Balelo's fiancee met with him at his office Sunday where they talked for a few hours. After that he took a four-hour nap and when he later woke, it seemed things were fine at that point. His fiancee left later that evening and sources reveal that one of Balelo's employee's found him dead Monday morning in his car that was still running while it was parked in the garage.
The "Storage Wars" star died from carbon monoxide poisoning at his auction house in Simi Valley, Calif..
An autopsy will be conducted on Mark Balelo's body Tuesday.
News of this comes a few months after allegations surfaced in a lawsuit that "Storage Wars" is fake. Read more here.