Coroner Confirms DJ tWitch’s Cause of Death

The beloved dancer and DJ was found dead on Tuesday.

The Los Angeles County Medical Examiner’s coroner has officially ruled that Stephen "DJ tWitch" Boss died from a self-inflicted gunshot wound.

The ruling was listed on the coroner's website and notes that Boss died at a hotel/motel and notes that the case is closed.

As previously reported, Boss’ wife, Allison Holker Boss, entered a Los Angeles police station on Tuesday upset because he left home without his car. She told officers that it was unlike him to do so.

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According to the report, police later got a call reporting a shooting at a Los Angeles hotel where Boss was found dead from an apparent self-inflicted gunshot wound.

The multi-talented star got his start in entertainment in 2008 as a runner-up on So You Think You Can Dance. He was also an actor playing Jason in the Step Up movies. Boss also appeared in Magic Mike XXL. He was the house DJ for The Ellen DeGeneres show from 2014 and remained on the show until it wrapped earlier this year. In 2020, he was named an executive producer.

In a statement on Twitter, DeGeneres wrote, "I’m heartbroken. tWitch was pure love and light. He was my family, and I loved him with all my heart. I will miss him. Please send your love and support to Allison and his beautiful children - Weslie, Maddox, and Zaia."

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Stephen leaves his wife, Allison, whom he married in 2013, and three children. Together, the couple had hosted some reality television shows, including Disney’s Fairy Tale Weddings on Disney+.

His wife issued an official statement to People magazine:

"It is with the heaviest of hearts that I have to share my husband Stephen has left us," Allison, 34, began. "Stephen lit up every room he stepped into. He valued family, friends and community above all else and leading with love and light was everything to him. He was the backbone of our family, the best husband and father, and an inspiration to his fans."

"To say he left a legacy would be an understatement, and his positive impact will continue to be felt," she continued. "I am certain there won't be a day that goes by that we won't honor his memory. We ask for privacy during this difficult time for myself and especially for our three children."

"Stephen, we love you, we miss you, and I will always save the last dance for you," she concluded.

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