Mark Linkous Commits Suicide
March 8, 2010 at 4:06 PM (PT)
SPARKLEHORSE singer-songwriter MARK LINKOUS has committed suicide in TENNESSEE at the age of 47. According to the AP, an eyewitness saw LINKOUS shoot himself in the chest.
KNOXVILLE POLICE DEPARTMENT spokesman DARRELL DEBUSK said LINKOUS shot himself outside a friend's house when he became upset after receiving a text message. LINKOUS told friends he didn't want to talk about what upset him, went upstairs for a while, then left the house, took out his rifle and killed himself.