How did DJ Stephen die? DJ Stephen ‘tWitch’ Boss’ official cause of death revealed

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Stephen ‘tWitch’ Boss, a former ‘Ellen DeGeneres Show DJ and an ‘SYTYCD’ All-Star, dead at 40.

As per reports of the Los Angeles County Medical Examiner-Coroner, DJ Stephen “tWitch” Boss died from a self-inflicted gunshot to the head. 

Boss gained recognition as the DJ on Ellen DeGeneres’ eponymous daytime show, which he entered in 2014.

According to the report, the deceased committed suicide on Tuesday.

Allison Holker Boss, Stephen “tWitch” Boss’ wife, confirmed his death to PEOPLE in an exclusive statement: “He was the pillar of our family, the perfect father and husband as well as a motivation to his fans.”

image source: Alison Holker Instagram

His final resting place was a “hotel/motel.” The case status was marked as “closed” on the report.

 “It is with heavy hearts that I inform you that my partner Stephen has left us,” said Boss’ wife, Allison Holker. Boss, 34, explains exclusively to PEOPLE. “Stephen brightened each area he entered.

 He was upgraded to executive producer in 2020 and remained with DeGeneres until her show ended in 2022.

The talk show host spoke out about her friend’s death in a statement obtained by The Washington Post on Wednesday afternoon.

Since 2018, Boss & Holker, a dancer, has hosted “Disney’s Fairytale Weddings” on Disney+.

The couple married on December 10, 2013, and recently celebrated their ninth wedding anniversary.

 Above all, he cherished family, friends, and community, and empowering them with light and affection was all to him. He was our family’s strength, the greatest family man, and a motivation to his fans.”

 “To claim he left a legacy will be an understatement, & his positive influence will be felt for a long period of time,” she added. “I am confident that there will never be a day when we do not recollect his memory . We request confidentiality throughout this tough period for me and our three kids.”

 Allison ended her statement with a statement for her husband. “Stephen, we love you, we fondly remember you, and I’m going to save the very last dance for you,” she said at the end.

 Boss rose to prominence as a finalist on MTV’s The Wade Robson Project before placing second on Star Search. Later, in 2008, he competed in So You Think You Can Dance, finishing as a runner-up and returning as an All-Star. When the tv series returned in 2022, he was a judge.

 Boss appeared as a guest DJ on The Ellen DeGeneres Show in 2014. He inevitably became a regular on the show and was promoted to co-executive producer in 2020.

Allison and the late star earlier co-hosted Disney’s Fairy Tale Wedding ceremonies. He has also participated in several high-profile films and television shows, such as Magic Mike XXL, Modern Family, & Step Up All In.

Offscreen, Boss regularly shared fun dance videos via social media with his wife, Allison, who also contested on SYTYCD. Their children would frequently join them in their dance video posts.

Boss lived happily with Allison and their three children, Zaia, Maddox, and Weslie.

It’s our 9th anniversary!! I could not be more grateful to celebrate this magical day. Saying YES to @sir_twitch_alot was one of the best decisions in my life!! I feel so grateful!! I adore you, and I will never take our love for granted! I LOVE YOU.

image source: Instagram Allison Holker

“Saying YES to @sir twitch a lot was one of the best choices I’ve ever made!!”

May his pure soul rest in peace.

If you are struggling with depression or anxiety or someone you know is facing any of the issues addressed in this story, don’t hesitate to contact the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline at 800-273-TALK (8255) or text Free Support Line at 741741.

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