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Stephen 'tWitch' Boss Left A Suicide Note Hinting At Why He Took His Own Life

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By Kelly Coffey-Behrens on December 16, 2022 at 8:17 AM EST
Updated on December 16, 2022 at 8:19 AM EST

Additional details regarding the shocking death of Stephen 'tWitch' Boss are being released.

The beloved DJ and dancer, known for his time on "The Ellen DeGeneres Show," took his own life earlier this week when staying at a motel less than one mile from his home in L.A. He was 40 years young.

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Police Officers Allegedly Find Suicide Note Left By tWitch

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As previously reported, Stephen ‘tWitch’ Boss checked into a motel, located less than one mile from his L.A. home, on Monday morning. Hotel staffers claim the beloved DJ and dancer did not appear to be in any sort of distress and was not visibly upset when he checked in. The 40-year-old star had one small bag with him and had booked the room for one night.

On Tuesday, ‘tWitch’ missed checkout, and that is when hotel staffers went to check on him and found him dead in his hotel room.

Law enforcement responded to a 9-1-1 call early Tuesday morning, right before the news broke. Now, police officers are releasing additional details, which includes the fact that tWitch left a suicide note in the motel room.

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Though specific details of the note have not been released, law enforcement told TMZ that the note mentioned "past challenges," though it is unclear exactly what he was referring to.

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Stephen ‘tWitch’ Boss Takes Uber To Motel

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As previously reported, tWitch's wife of nine years, Allison Holker Boss, ran frantically into an LAPD station Tuesday, informing them that her husband had left home without his car.

Now, it is being reported that the reason his car was still at home was because the "So You Think You Can Dance" star took an Uber to the motel. No one could get in contact with tWitch because he put his phone on airplane mode.

According to the coroner’s office report, the autopsy on Stephen ‘tWitch’ Boss has been completed, though an autopsy report won’t be released for another few weeks. The cause of death was confirmed to be a gunshot wound to the head, by suicide.

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‘tWitch’ and Allison Celebrate 9 Years Of Marriage

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Former “Dancing With the Stars” pro Allison Holker met Stephen ‘tWitch’ Boss when they both competed on the all-star season of “So You Think Can Dance.” The two got married in 2013 and had just celebrated their 9-year anniversary this past Saturday.

“It’s our 9th anniversary!!,” Holker wrote on Instagram. “I couldn’t be more grateful to celebrate this perfect magical day!!! Saying YES to @sir_twitch_alot has been one of the best decisions I have ever made in my life!! I feel so blessed and loved!! I love you baby and I will never take you or OUR love for granted! I LOVE YOU #happyanniversary #bosswedding2013.”

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A Look Back At Stephen ‘tWitch’ Boss's Career

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Stephen ‘tWitch’ Boss rose to fame after coming in second place on “So You Think Can Dance.” He then went on to work on “The Ellen DeGeneres” show, where he quickly became a fan-favorite.

He also previously co-hosted “Disney’s Fairy Tale Weddings” with his wife and appeared in many popular films and shows such as “Magic Mike XXL”, “Modern Family” and “Step Up All In.”

The two share three children together — Zaia, 3, Maddox, 6, and Weslie, 14.

If you or someone you know is dealing with mental health struggles or suicidal thoughts, contact 988 Suicide & Crisis Lifeline for help.

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