Mr. Balelo, known as "Rico Suave" on the series, which follows a team of auctioneers who sell off the contents of reclaimed storage units to buyers, drew interest for the outfits he wore to auctions and for the large sums of cash he took to auctions to ...
Exclusive. 0211-mark-balelo-russell-armstrong-facebook-tmz. The night before "Storage Wars" star Mark Balelo took his own life ... he compared himself to another reality star who killed himself -- "Real Housewives" star Russell Armstrong ... TMZ has ...
Mark Balelo, one of the regular cast members on "Storage Wars," was arrested for possession of methamphetamine on Saturday. On Sunday, he committed suicide at his Simi Valley, Calif., office, sources have told TMZ. Balelo was jokingly referred to as ...
On Saturday, Balelo had been arrested for a drug-related offense. When he was released from jail, he called his fiancée because he was afraid of hurting himself, according to TMZ. The pair reportedly met at Balelo's office on Sunday, where they talked ...
Mark Balelo, an auction house owner featured on the A&E reality TV show Storage Wars, has died, EW has confirmed. He was 40. Balelo was arrested over the weekend for alleged possession of a controlled substance, TMZ reports. He was reportedly ...
Mark's 'Storage Wars' co-stars are taking to Twitter to express their sadness for the loss of Mark and calling him a 'great guy.' Read on for their tweets. Mark Balelo's Storage Wars co-stars are shocked and devastated. The reality stars posted their ...
Mark Balelo, who appeared on several episodes of A&E's hit reality show Storage Wars, was found dead at his auction house on Monday, Feb. 11, The Ventura County Star reports. He was 40. The Ventura County Medical Examiner's Office said no further ...
Mark Balelo, a Southern California auction house owner featured on the reality television show “Storage Wars,” was found dead at his place of business on Monday, the Ventura County coroner's office said. He was 40. Balelo, whose company, Balelo Inc, ...
Mark Balelo, an auction house owner who appeared on the A&E reality series "Storage Wars," was found dead on Monday at his workplace, authorities told the Ventura County Star, two days after he was arrested on suspicion of possessing a controlled ...
In 2011, Balelo made headlines when he purchased a locker which contained a rare 1938 comic book, valued at $1 million, which had been stolen from Nicolas Cage a decade earlier. The comic was later returned to Cage, who auctioned it off himself soon ...
Mark Balelo, the flamboyant auctioneer who appeared on A&E's "Storage Wars," was found dead in his car on Monday morning, in what appeared to be a suicide. According to the Ventura County Medical Examiner's Office, the 40-year-old Balelo died of ...
Mark Balelo was definitely battling some demons before his suicide on Feb. 11. HollywoodLife.com spoke with Sgt. Craig Dungan, of the Simi Valley Police Department on Feb. 12, and he tells us that they were called to a residence around 7:30 am on Feb.
Storage Wars Star Mark Balelo an Apparent Suicide. Mark Balelo. Courtesy Mark Balelo. Mark Balelo, a star of A&E's Storage Wars, was found dead in his car, the victim of an apparent suicide, reports TMZ.com. The Portuguese-born Balelo, 40, fatally ...
Mark's fiancee was with him just hours before he took his own life. She wrote on his Facebook page: “Thank you to everyone for all your thoughts and kind words. Mark lived for his friends and family and would so appreciate everyone here for their love.
Sometimes referred to “Rico Suave” on the show because of his eye-catching outfits, Balelo was found dead Monday at his Simi Valley, California, business, reports the Ventura County Star. [Related: 'Storage Wars' Lawsuit: A&E Strikes Back at Claims ...

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