7. Anonymous-linked Twitter account @YourAnonNews picked up the video, linking to a news story claiming that Stephen had died.
Suicidal 4chan user killed himself yesterday by setting his room on fire. Event streamed online. 200 people watched http://t.co/vYgi9lFlw5
8. According to a local newspaper a student from the University of Guelph in Ontario matching Stephen’s description received serious, but non-life-threatening, burns.
The investigation continues into the cause of a fire in the Dundas Hall student residence on the University of Guelph campus Saturday night that sent a young man to the hospital with serious, but non-life threatening injuries.
9. The University of Guleph released a statement about the incident discussing the “disturbing social media activity” surrounding the fire.
The University is aware that there is disturbing social media activity circulating about this incident and is urging people not to watch or distribute this hurtful material.
U of G would like to remind its community members that counselling services are always available to assist students and employees, especially during times of distress.
11. They’re currently referring to him as Toaster Stephen.
Hahahaha :D I LOVE YOU TOASTER STEPHEN