Thursday, November 20, 2008

19 Year Old Dies On Internet TV

Broward County Teen Suicide Live On Internet TV

A Broward county youth apparently committed suicide Wednesday while broadcasting a live video cast on, according to news reports. Abraham K. Biggs allegedly committed suicide while viewers of his live webcasting channel on and chat forum users on watched.

Biggs was said to have overdosed on pills while on camera, but reportedly was alive for hours until the Broward county Sheriff's department was notified. According to a news reports on "The video kept running until police and EMTs broke Biggs' door down and blocked the camera's view."

Biggs' live broadcasting screen name and channel on was called "feels_like_ecstacy" and the channel has now been taken down, including any archives of the event. reports that " has already come under fire for another problem with live broadcasts ­ copyright infringement. The Premier League is reportedly threatening legal action against the site over unauthorized broadcasts of soccer games."

More Links: - The apparent suicide - Victim's Last MySpace Blog And Viewer Comments - a note allegedly left and live screen shots of emergency personnel at scene - My Space page gives possible clues from "CandyMan" Abraham Biggs - Blog Entry A Goodbye Message?

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