A College Student Reportedly Lit Himself On Fire While 200 People Cheered Him On Via Webcam

It appears as though he's okay, however.

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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

Anonymous

@YourAnonNews

Suicidal 4chan user killed himself yesterday by setting his room on fire. Event streamed online. 200 people watched http://t.co/vYgi9lFlw5

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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.
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.

They're currently referring to him as Toaster Stephen.

Hahahaha :D I LOVE YOU TOASTER STEPHEN

Toaster Stephen

@OGPAKI

Hahahaha :D I LOVE YOU TOASTER STEPHEN

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