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DJ Commits Suicide After Being Laid off

djPopular Toronto alternative-indie DJ Streek killed himself shortly after posting a suicide note on page July 6, 2009. Streek had been a DJ on Toronto 102.2FM “The Edge” for 20 and hosted a Thursday Night Top 30 Countdown each week at The Velvet Underground in Toronto.

There is real insight into why Martin Streek took his but the announcement of his suicide on Facebook has concerned that those close to him should have seen the signs. A Canadian blogger known as TorontoMike reported in May 18, 2009 that Streek had lost his job at “The Edge” but it is unclear if this played a role in his suicide.

Martin Streek was found in his Toronto apartment; the method of his suicide has not yet been released. A Facebook Memorial Page has been up to honor Martin Streek. The official DJ Martin Streek website had no mention of a suicide [source]

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