Greater than 5 months after Stephen “tWitch” Boss died at age 40 in December 2022, a brand new post-mortem and police report is offering extra particulars about his dying.
Shortly after the So You Assume You Can Dance alum’s dying, the Los Angeles County Medical Examiner confirmed that he died by suicide through a self-inflicted gunshot wound to the top. Based on the brand new post-mortem and police report, obtained by Us Weekly on Wednesday, Could 24, no medicine or alcohol have been present in Boss’ system on the time of his dying.
The paperwork additionally revealed that Boss’ widow, Allison Holker, who married the Alabama native in 2013, informed officers that “to her data, [Boss] doesn’t have a historical past of suicide makes an attempt or suicidal ideation.” Holker, 35, additionally informed legislation enforcement on the time that her husband did “not have any psychological well being issues [and] doesn’t have any monetary points or marital issues.”
The Ellen DeGeneres Present DJ was discovered lifeless on December 13, 2022, on the Oak Tree Inn in Encino, California. Earlier this month, Holker gave her first televised interview since dropping her husband.
“I nonetheless really feel like the remainder of the world the place I’m nonetheless shocked,” the dancer informed Hoda Kotb throughout an emotional At the moment present look. “Nobody’s prepared for that second and there’s nobody that noticed this coming. Nobody — and that breaks my coronary heart too.”
The Minnesota native mentioned it was “so unhappy” that none of her late husband’s family members knew he was struggling. “He needed to be the sturdy one for everybody, and I believe that was a little bit scary for him to assume that he may must ask for assist,” she defined. “He was a lot love and light-weight. He actually needed to be everybody’s Superman and he mentioned that so much.”
Along with managing her personal grief, Holker has been struggling to clarify Boss’ dying to their three youngsters. The duo shared son Maddox, 7, and daughter Zaia, 3. Boss additionally adopted Holker’s 14-year-old daughter from a earlier relationship, Weslie, after they exchanged vows.
“There’s been some actually arduous conversations. To us, Daddy’s within the stars. So, we will go exterior and discuss to him each time we wish. … They only ask, ‘When is Daddy coming again?’ and that’s a very arduous one,” she shared.
The choreographer admitted that she initially puzzled whether or not she had “missed” a clue to how a lot her husband was struggling. “I ultimately needed to inform myself, I can’t change something that’s occurred,” she mentioned. “I don’t permit myself to be in a spot of anger or unhappiness, although I permit myself to really feel it. I’m feeling this a lot ache as a result of I’ve had a lot love.”
When you or somebody you already know is in emotional misery or contemplating suicide, name the Nationwide Suicide Prevention Lifeline at 1-800-273-TALK (8255).