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07/16/2013 06:05 pm ET

Lea Michele Is Grieving With Cory Monteith's Family, Rep Says

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Lea Michele issued a statement via her reps Tuesday after the coroner announced her boyfriend Cory Monteith died of a mixture of heroin and alcohol.

"Lea is deeply grateful for all the love and support she’s received from family, friends, and fans. Since Cory’s passing, Lea has been grieving alongside his family and making appropriate arrangements with them," reads the statement, obtained by PEOPLE exclusively. "They are supporting each other as they endure this profound loss together. We continue to ask the media to respect the privacy of Lea and Cory’s family.”

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