Published: Sat, December 15, 2018
Global News | By Blake Casey

Fox 2 Meteorologist Jessica Starr Dead at Age 35

Fox 2 Meteorologist Jessica Starr Dead at Age 35

"All of us here. are in deep shock and can not believe that such a wonderful, bright and intelligent individual will no longer be with us", the station said in a statement.

Please keep them all in your thoughts as they deal with their own grief.

FOX 2 Detroit and Jessica's colleague Amy Andrews announced Jessica's passing on Twitter this morning, revealing that she had died in a suicide.

"She's been our hometown hero for a long time", coach Robert Schopf said in the video, sharing a throwback photograph of Starr standing around her teammates in a #33 jersey.

It's unclear just what may have led to Starr's decision to commit suicide.

Starr was a mother of two and had recently taken time off to recover from Lasik eye surgery. "A shining star. A light that will never fade in the eyes of the town she loved and called home".

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Jessica Starr was struggling to recover from Lasik surgery. "I would appreciate it cause I'm trying to stay strong and get through this recovery". "Yesterday was a struggle for me", she said. Will keep you updated, ' she said.

Starr had two degrees, one in broadcast meteorology and one in geography and communications. In 2015, while she was pregnant with her daughter, she detailed a hurtful letter someone wrote her, shaming her for her baby weight when she was nine months pregnant. "We're in the public eye, and you have to have a thick skin to be in the media". This led to her being off the air for some time. "You cannot like the hair today; we're used to that". You cannot like the makeup, the outfit, that's fine. "Thanks again for all the wishes, I'm excited to be back I just want to get my vision back so I can keep you guys smiling". Starr, a Southfield, Mich., native, has been with the station since 2012 following her role as the weekend meteorologist and feature reporter at WBFF-FOX 45 in Baltimore, MD.

Her bio on the Fox 2 site also stated that she worked in Lansing in 2005 as a part-time weekend meteorologist with WLNS-Channel 6.

The 35-year-old MI native reportedly leaves behind a husband and two children.

Several of Starr's colleagues mourned her death on-air during the morning news on Thursday.

Fox 2 Detroit anchor Roop Raj tweeted out, "It is with a heavy heart that I post this". She leaves behind a husband, two attractive children and a loving family. "She's still a success story from Walled Lake Central [High School] and I'm not going to stop telling that story".

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