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Former UCLA Star Billy Knight Found Dead of Apparent Suicide After Uploading Video With His “Last Message on Earth”

On Sunday, former UCLA star #Billy Knight was found dead of apparent suicide, after posting his “last message on Earth” in a video on Youtube.

According to reports, former Bruins Basketball player, Lorenzo Meta-Real was first to reveal the tragic news, via Twitter. 

 

“Sad. Sad. Sad. Rest Easy Billy Knight. Another bruin gone. Another athlete gone. Mental illness IS NOT A JOKE! I’m here for EVERYONE who needs to talk. We ALL go through problems Don’t be AFRAID TO GET HELP,” he wrote. 

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The 39-year-old published the video to YouTube early Sunday morning, claiming his “time is up,” as he discussed depression. Throughout the video, Knight was apologetic to his family and friends, but also used the opportunity to advise those suffering from mental instability to seek help. 

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According to TMZ, Knight was found shortly after the video went live, in a roadway in downtown Phoenix. 

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“No evidence of foul play was detected,” officials said, but officials were still looking to determine the cause of death. 

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Our deepest prayers and condolences to the Knight family.

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