The Ellen DeGeneres present DJ who shot himself in a Los Angeles lodge room this week was discovered by a horrified maid, the lodge supervisor advised DailyMail.com.
Stephen ‘tWitch’ Boss, 40, a longtime govt producer of Ellen’s present, checked into room 249 on the Oak Tree Inn in Encino at round 10.30am on Monday.
‘He went into his room, and he by no means got here out,’ the supervisor, Rakesh, stated.
‘At 11.15am on Tuesday the maid opened the door to verify on the room. There was his stuff in there however nobody there. She checked the toilet, and there was blood all over the place.
‘She was very scared. That is the primary time something like that has occurred right here.
‘We known as 911, they advised us to verify his pulse however there was nothing. The paramedics and the police got here, they usually stated he was useless.’
Stephen ‘tWitch’ Boss, 40, a longtime govt producer of Ellen’s present, checked into room 249 on the Oak Tree Inn on Monday earlier than being discovered useless 24 hours later
DJ Stephen ‘tWitch’ Boss died aged 40 from a self-inflicted gunshot wound in Los Angeles on Tuesday
A supervisor advised DailyMail.com that the toilet was ‘coated in blood’ after the taking pictures
Rakesh, who requested to be recognized solely by his first title, stated no visitors or workers heard the gunshot.
‘Possibly he did it in the course of the day on Monday. It’s a busy, loud street outdoors right here, it’s attainable no one heard it due to that,’ he stated.
Boss known as forward at round 9.20am on Monday to verify if rooms had been out there, then walked the few blocks from his dwelling. Rakesh stated he appeared ‘utterly regular’ and ‘calm’.
‘Once we knocked on the door there was no response,’ Rakesh stated. ‘The maid opened the door and there was his stuff nonetheless within the room.’
One other member of workers confirmed Boss shot himself within the head, with the supervisor including that he did it within the toilet.
They stated he used his personal title to verify into the motel on Monday and was not found till Tuesday morning.
The DJ stayed in room 249 and was found by a maid performing welfare verify after he failed to take a look at
Boss known as forward at round 9.20am on Monday to verify if rooms had been out there, then walked the few blocks from his dwelling
Boss is survived by his spouse Allison, 34, and their three kids, Weslie, 14, Maddox, 6, and Zaia, 3
Staff stated he ‘shot himself within the head’ however nobody heard the gunshot, describing the scene as ‘fairly unhealthy’.
He left dwelling on Monday with out his automobile and when he did not return by Tuesday – disappearing in a single day – his spouse frantically ran to file a report.
Boss’ members of the family arrived on Wednesday morning to take care of the grieving spouse and youngsters at his six-bed Encino dwelling, embracing his sobbing son who ran out the home to greet them.
One advised DailyMail.com the household declined to remark.
The So You Assume You Can Dance star, who met his dance trainer spouse Alison, 34, on the present in 2010, was father to 3 children, Zaia, 3, Maddox Laurel, 6, and Weslie Renae, 14, who was born in Alison’s earlier relationship however adopted by Stephen.
He left dwelling on Monday with out his automobile and when he did not return by Tuesday – disappearing in a single day – his spouse frantically ran to file a report
Staff stated he ‘shot himself within the head’ however nobody heard the gunshot, describing the scene as ‘fairly unhealthy’
Boss walked quarter-hour from his dwelling to the motel the place he appeared ‘calm’ earlier than the incident
The suicide has solid a darkish cloud over the intense way forward for daughter Weslie, who is about to review at Notre Dame College with the category of 2026 in accordance with an indication on the household’s entrance garden.
She additionally performs for her faculty’s soccer crew, fashions sportswear and is a younger influencer for manufacturers together with Dick’s Sporting Items, managed by her dad and mom.
The couple appeared blissful and planning for the longer term whereas showing on the present in November – celebrating their ninth wedding ceremony anniversary three days earlier than his demise.
Boss and his spouse posted a heartfelt video of them dancing on-line to mark the event.
He labored on Ellen’s present from 2014 till it resulted in 2022 and was made an govt producer in 2020.
Boss’ brother got here to the household dwelling with flowers for his sibling’s spouse after listening to the information of his demise
Members of the family consoled one another as they arrived on the luxurious property, which is only a 15 minute stroll from the place Boss shot himself
Boss left the home on foot earlier than being discovered useless in a LA lodge after his spouse raised the alarm