On Monday evening, MarShawn M. McCarrel II, a "Black Lives Matter" activist, stood on the statehouse steps in Ohio and committed suicide.
The Blaze reports that there were no witnesses and that McCarrel was pronounced dead at the scene.
Earlier in the day, the 23-year-old man left two final messages on social media. On Facebook, McCarrel wrote, “My demons won today. I’m sorry.” And on Twitter, “Let the record show that I pissed on the state house before I left.”
McCarrel is said to have been involved in a mentorship program in Franklin Township and also helped launch a nonprofit group that fed the homeless.
Another organization he helped found was called Pursuing Our Dreams. They posted a message online that read in part, "We never know what a person is going through."
Police said McCarrel didn't work for the state and have no evidence to explain why he did this.