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Robert Fuller, a 24-year-old Black man, was found hanging from a tree in front of Palmdale City Hall in Poncitlán Square around 3:39 a.m. Friday, VladTV.com reports.

Authorities believe Fuller committed suicide. The body showed no signs of a struggle and the scene was not disturbed, which would have indicated others hoisted his body into the tree.

Lt. Brandon Dean of the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department Homicide Bureau told reporters there was "nothing that would indicate he was put up there against his will. The rope wasn't thrown over but tied to the branch, which means somebody had to get up there and tie it."
 
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City officials believe Fuller was suffering from a mental health crisis, likely exacerbated by forced isolation during the coronavirus quarantine in California.

Fuller reportedly had a history of depression.

Last week, writer and author Jas Waters committed suicide by hanging. Her body was discovered in her home in California. She was 39.

If you are in crisis or having suicidal thoughts, please call the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline at 1-800-273-8255 or text TALK to 741741.
 

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Writer Jas Waters' cause of death was revealed Thursday. Waters, also known as JasFly, died from suicide by hanging, E! News reports. She was 39.

Waters' death sent shockwaves through Hollywood. Her death was announced in a statement on the "This Is Us" writers Twitter account on Wednesday.

"The entire #ThisIsUs family was devastated to learn of Jas Waters passing," the statement read.

"In our time together, Jas left her mark on us and ALL over the show. She was a brilliant storyteller and a force of nature. We send our deepest sympathies to her loved ones. She was one of us. RIP @JasFly."

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Waters was a columnist for Vibe magazine. She was a writer on Comedy Central's "Hood Adjacent with James Davis," VH1's "The Breaks," and "Kidding" on Showtime. She was also an alum on VH1's reality series "The Gossip Game."

Additionally, she had a story credit on the Taraji P. Henson feature "What Men Want."

Waters' close friends comforted each other in a private Facebook group on Thursday. They said she took her own life after suffering from depression and anxiety for many years. "The coronavirus lockdown pushed her over the edge," wrote one grieving friend.

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Jas Waters, a writer for "This Is Us" and ”Kidding", has died in Los Angeles at age 39.

Her death was announced in a statement on the "This Is Us" writers Twitter account on Wednesday.

"The entire #ThisIsUs family was devastated to learn of Jas Waters passing," the statement read.

"In our time together, Jas left her mark on us and ALL over the show. She was a brilliant storyteller and a force of nature. We send our deepest sympathies to her loved ones. She was one of us. RIP @JasFly."

While no cause of death was given, friends say she took her own life after suffering from depression and anxiety for years. She struggled with fear of the unknown and isolation while on quarantine.

Waters was a writer on Comedy Central's "Hood Adjacent with James Davis," VH1's "The Breaks," and "Kidding" on Showtime. She was an alum on VH1's reality series "The Gossip Game."

Additionally, she had a story credit on the Taraji P. Henson feature "What Men Want."

Friends and followers were stunned by the news of her passing. They shared tributes to Waters on Twitter.