Popular Twitch streamer and World of Warcraft gamer Byron “Reckful” Bernstein has died at the age of 31, according to Fox News’ Julius Young.
“My baby brother Byron @reckful is gone. RIP,” Bernstein’s older brother, Gary Bernstein wrote on Twitter. “He left in a similar way as my older brother Guy. I’ve no siblings left. If you have stories and pictures of him, please share them.”
According to Variety’s Ellise Shafer, Bernstein’s ex-girlfriend, known in the community as Blue Madrigal, stated that Bernstein died by suicide.
Bernstein made a series on tweets early Thursday morning, including a apparent proposal to his ex-girlfriend Becca Cho, and a tweet that stated “Ahh, I feel bad for anyone who has to deal with my insanity,” followed by a tweet saying “please just know in these situations the insane person does not feel in control of their actions.”
The entire streaming community has been offering their condolences, sharing memories, and posting about the news on social media.
If you or anyone you know is having thoughts of suicide, please call the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline at 1-800-273-8255 or go to SpeakingOfSuicide.com/resources.