Memphis man sets self on fire on Facebook Live


MEMPHIS, Tenn. A 33-year-old man died at a hospital after streaming his attempted suicide live on Facebook and running into a crowded bar, WREG-TV reports.

The video shows Jared McLemore dousing himself with kerosene. Witnesses, some of whom can be heard screaming frantically in the background, identified the man, who was a well-known Memphis musician.


McLemore was arrested in August 2016 after strangling his ex-girlfriend and threatening to kill her on two different occasions one day apart, court records show.

He was ordered to undergo mental evaluations and was sentenced to probation in April 2017 on domestic assault charges.

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