Ronnie McNutt was 33 years old and a resident of New Albany, Mississippi. He committed suicide on August 31 and he even documented his death on Facebook Live.
Moreover, his death video goes viral on TikTok and the organization released a statement that they are working on to take down his death video from their platform, then many TikTok users are taking to various social media sites to warn people of a graphic video circulating on the platform.
Ronnie McNutt Live Stream Suicide Video
In the Facebook live, Ronnie shot himself in the head and his death was confirmed by his church, the non-denominational Celebration Church in Tupelo, Mississippi and they released a statement “In the midst of a sudden tragedy that occurred last night, we grieve with the McNutt Family during this time because of the passing of our brother in Christ, Ronnie McNutt.”
After his death, many of his friends and family members shared their grief and his death became a viral event after he streamed it on Facebook Live.
The video was live-streamed on Facebook on August 31, 2020. Julia Alexander, who is a creator of the weekly Disney newsletter wrote on Twitter “Is anyone else’s FYP full of videos warning people on TikTok of a graphic video going around? Said video seems to have gone around 4chan a few days ago and I guess has made its way to TikTok. I haven’t seen it on TikTok, but I’m seeing a flood of these types of warning videos.”
Is anyone else’s FYP full of videos warning people on TikTok of a graphic video going around? Said video seems to have gone around 4chan a few days ago and I guess has made its way to TikTok. I haven’t seen it on TikTok, but I’m seeing a flood of these types of warning videos. pic.twitter.com/hZPQQg1tXd
— julia alexander (@loudmouthjulia) September 7, 2020
Who is Ronnie McNutt?
He was 33 years old Veteran of the United States Army Reserve where he served in the Iraq War. During the time of his death, Ronnie was working at the Toyota plant in Blue Springs.
After he shot himself, one friend wrote “Please say a prayer right now for the family of Ronnie McNutt. He just killed himself live on FB and I cannot unsee this. What do you do? I happened to the last min get on FB before I went to sleep and I saw it. I tried but apparently it wasn’t quick enough to reach him. I wasn’t quick enough. Dear God I wish I could have gotten to him.”
March For Our Lives, an organization which aims to end gun violence, also posted a warning about the video on Twitter:
“TW: Suicide There is a triggering video circulating @tiktok_us of a man committing suicide using a shotgun. If you see a white man with a beard at a desk, please skip the video and report. Mental health resources available below.”
There is a triggering video circulating @tiktok_us of a man committing suicide using a shotgun. If you see a white man with a beard at a desk, please skip the video and report. Mental health resources available below.https://t.co/ISMKztjzl0
— March For Our Lives (@AMarch4OurLives) September 7, 2020
Regarding this video, TikTok told The Verge that it is working to remove all the videos showing the graphic suicide and one spokesperson told the outlet “Our systems have been automatically detecting and flagging these clips for violating our policies against content that displays, praises, glorifies, or promotes suicide. We are banning accounts that repeatedly try to upload clips, and we appreciate our community members who’ve reported content and warned others against watching, engaging, or sharing such videos on any platform out of respect for the person and their family. If anyone in our community is struggling with thoughts of suicide or concerned about someone who is, we encourage them to seek support, and we provide access to hotlines directly from our app and in our Safety Center.”
How old was Ronnie McNutt? He was born on May 23, 1987 ad was 33 years old during his time of death.
He was born to Mr. Cecil Ronald McNutt and Elaine McNutt. Mr, where McNutt is a member of the Celebration Church in Tupelo, MS.
Ronnie had two siblings one brother, Joey McNutt, and one sister, Mindy McNutt.