“Storage Wars” star Mark Balelo is said to have committed suicide over the weekend. Two days after Mark Balelo was arrested on drug charges, the 40-year-old reality star was found dead in his car.
According to TMZ, Balelo was arrested on Saturday on drug related offenses. The website said after he was released, he called his fiancée and asked her to come over to his office because he was afraid he might hurt himself.
Early Monday an employee found him dead in his car.
Sources say Balelo’s car was running in his garage at his auction house.
Balelo, who was nicknamed “Rico Suave” for his flamboyant style, owned Balelo Inc., a business that specializes in asset liquidations and closeout sales. He previously ran a gaming store called The Game Exchange.