Stephen “tWitch” Boss‘ reason behind dying has been revealed after he died unexpectedly on Tuesday, December 13.
Based on the Los Angeles County Medical Examiner, he died by suicide by way of a self-inflicted gunshot wound to the pinnacle. There have been “no indicators of foul play” and the case is formally closed, Us Weekly confirms.
The Ellen DeGeneres Present DJ was 40. He and spouse Allison Holker shared three youngsters — daughter Weslie, 14, (who Holker welcomed with a earlier accomplice and Boss later adopted), son Maddox, 6, and daughter Zaia, 3.
TMZ reported on Wednesday, December 14, that Holker knowledgeable officers on the Los Angeles Police Division someday prior that Boss had left their house with out his automobile, which was uncommon conduct. Police later obtained a name for a taking pictures at a resort in L.A., the place Boss was discovered lifeless of a reported suicide.
Holker, 34, later confirmed her husband’s dying in a press release to NBC Information.
“It’s with the heaviest of hearts that I’ve to share my husband Stephen has left us. Stephen lit up each room he stepped into,” Holker mentioned on Tuesday. “He valued household, pals and group above all else and main with love and lightweight was the whole lot to him. He was the spine of our household, the most effective husband and father, and an inspiration to his followers.”
She added: “To say he left a legacy can be an understatement, and his constructive influence will proceed to be felt. I’m sure there received’t be a day that goes by that we received’t honor his reminiscence. We ask for privateness throughout this tough time for myself and particularly for our three youngsters.”
Holker concluded with a message to her late partner: “Stephen, we love you, we miss you, and I’ll all the time save the final dance for you.”
Three days earlier than his dying, the dancers celebrated their ninth wedding ceremony anniversary. “Glad anniversary my love @allisonholker #9years ❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️,” Boss shared by way of Instagram on Saturday, December 10 alongside just a few images from their 2013 nuptials.
In the meantime, Holker penned a gushing tribute to her fellow So You Suppose You Can Dance alum.
“It’s our ninth anniversary!! I couldn’t be extra grateful to rejoice this good magical day!!!” she wrote by way of Instagram alongside a video of wedding ceremony images. “Saying YES to @sir_twitch_alot has been among the finest choices I’ve ever made in my life!! I really feel so blessed and liked!! I like you child and I’ll by no means take you or OUR love with no consideration! I LOVE YOU.”
The twosome, who labored collectively on their Boss Household YouTube account, seemed to be planning their future once they appeared on The Jennifer Hudson Present in mid-November and gushed about parenthood.
When host Jennifer Hudson requested whether or not the choreographers needed to proceed increasing their household, Holker was assured. “I certain do. I believe we’d love to start out making an attempt for an additional [baby],” she mentioned.
The Stomp the Yard: Homecoming star initially appeared hesitant earlier than saying, “Pay attention. … I like lil infants. I like them. It’s a relentless dialog.”
If you happen to or somebody you understand is in emotional misery or contemplating suicide, name the 988 Suicide & Disaster Lifeline at 988.