It was announced on their website that she took her own life.

FOX 2 meteorologist Jessica Starr, a Southfield native and a graduate of Michigan State University, has passed away. The statement on their website says:

Last night we were informed of the heartbreaking news that our friend and colleague, meteorologist Jessica Starr took her life. All of us here at FOX 2 are in deep shock and cannot believe that such a wonderful, bright and intelligent individual will no longer be with us. Her family and friends will be in our thoughts and prayers in the coming days as we all deal with our grief. 

Jessica indicated on her Facebook page that she recently had surgery for her vision and had taken some time off to recover. She was also a wife and a mother.

A big reminder that you NEVER know what somebody is going through behind the scenes.

If you ever have suicidal thoughts or you're struggling, call the National Suicide Prevention Hotline 1-800-273-8255. They offer emotional support 24/7.



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