MasterChef finalist Josh Marks committed suicide and was pronounced dead Friday night.
Police confirmed Josh Marks, 26, was found dead at 6:37 p.m. on a Chicago alleyway, People magazine reported.
“Joshua Marks suffered a gunshot wound to the head and the manner of death was suicide,” the Chicago Medical Examiner’s office confirms to People magazine.
Police responded to a call alerting them to a body discovered along a stretch of South Peoria Avenue, where Josh Marks was found with a revolver nearby, Chicago Tribune reported.
Two relatives and an acquaintance of Josh Marks’s were on the scene, and reportedly told them that he had suffered from bipolar disorder and schizophrenia.
In July, Josh Marks was arrested in Chicago for allegedly assaulting a police officer.
At the time, Josh Marks had reportedly claimed that MasterChef judge Gordon Ramsay had possessed his body and turned him into God.
Josh Marks was charged with aggravated battery to a peace officer and attempting to disarm a police officer.