‘Storage Wars’ Star Found Dead by Suicide
Mark Balelo from the television series “Storage Wars” on A&E committed suicide today at his home in Simi Valley California.
According to a report from TMZ, Balelo committed suicide by carbon monoxide poisoning in the garage of his home. His body was discovered by one of his employees, in his running car.
Balelo had recently been arrested drug charges and was having legal difficulties. He had reportedly been distraught after being released from jail.
Balelo, often called “Rico Suave” in his handful of appearances on the t.v. program, owned a company called Balelo Inc. in Simi Valley California. He was known for his flashy clothes and bring large amounts of money to the auctions.