A Detroit-area news station is mourning the loss of a meteorologist who took her own life Wednesday evening.
WJBK announced the death of Jessica Starr during their morning news program on Thursday.
“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,” the news station wrote in an online statement.
The Detroit Free Press reports Starr was a Michigan native who earned meteorology degrees from Michigan State University and Mississippi State University.
She came to Fox 2 after covering weather for WLNS-TV in Lansing and WBFF-TV in Baltimore.
In November, Starr had expressed frustration over her recovery from Lasik surgery, the newspaper reported.
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