Scott Hutchison, of rock band Frightened Rabbit is dead. He was found dead at a marina on the Firth of Forth in Scotland on Friday. Hutchinson, 36 was found dead two days after he was went missing.
He had sent a cryptic Tweet on Tuesday night just before he went before he went missing on Wednesday. In the message, he was telling followers to “hug your loved ones.” Thus has caused many to speculate that the rock star who had been battling depression commuted suicide.
As a result, many are speculating at the moment that Hutchison took his own life, especially because he openly battled with Depression over the years.
His last message read: “Be so good to everyone you love. It’s not a given. I’m so annoyed that it’s not,” wrote the musician on Tuesday, adding:
“I didn’t live by that standard and it kills me,” he added.
Please, hug your loved ones. I’m away now. Thanks.”
Hutchison was reported missing Wednesday after leaving a hotel in South Queensferry, near Edinburgh.
Authorities then found a body on Thursday night at Port Edgar, confirmed that it was Hutchison a day later.
Hutchison’s family released a saying the singer “wore his heart on his sleeve, and that was evident in the lyrics of his music and the content of many of his social media posts.”
The statement added:
“He was passionate, articulate and charismatic, as well as being one of the funniest and kindest people we knew.
“Friends and family would all agree that he had a brilliant sense of humor and was a great person to be around.”
It described Hutchison as a “wonderful son, brother, uncle and friend” who always had time for those he cared for,” family members tragically said:
“[We] remained positive and hopeful that he would walk back through the door, having taken some time away to compose himself.”
Rock band, Frightened Rabbit was founded by Scott Hutchison and his drummer brother Grant Hutchison in 2003.