Joshua Marks Of Master Chef Commits Suicide

7-foot-2-inch Joshua Marks, runner-up on the Fox cooking show “MasterChef,” is the latest victim of mental health issues and committed suicide on Friday in Chicago, The cause of death was a gunshot wound to the head.

Marks has been battling mental-health issues recently, and in late summer was taken to a Chicago-area medical facility after being arrested and charged with aggravated battery against a police officer. His lawyer told CNN that during that altercation, Marks “suffered serious facial wounds from a self-inflicted gunshot.” According to the Chicago Tribune’s July report, the troubled chef felt that he had been “possessed by ‘MasterChef’ judge Gordon Ramsay who turned him into God.”
Marks, had bipolar disorder and worked with the Make A Sound Project, a non-profit group that seeks to use music to raise awareness of issues ironically related  to suicide.

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