12 February 2013 9:21 AM, PST | EW - Inside TV | See recent EW.com - Inside TV news »

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 distraught after being released from jail. According to TMZ, an autopsy will be conducted tomorrow.

A rep for A&E did not immediately respond to EW’s request for comment.

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