Wednesday February 22, 2017

Twitch Streamer Dies in Middle of 24 Hour Stream

Twitch streamer and avid World of Tanks gamer Brian Vigneault, aka Poshybrid, has died during a 24-hour Make-A-Wish charity stream. Known for his marathon streaming habits, the father of three was at the 22 hour mark when he took a break to smoke a cigarette. He never returned and it was assumed that he had fallen asleep. Several hours later viewers noticed activity on his voice chat account, but it was a detective from the Virginia Beach, Virginia police department who announced his death. A cause of death has yet to be announced, but foul play is not suspected. A person can develop blood clots from sitting too long. I wonder if this is the cause of death. This happens at internet cafes when a person will sit for too long and die.

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Virginia Police confirmed Mr Vigneault had passed away, but could not reveal the circumstances behind his death. It's understood to be the first time a gamer has died on the platform. The gaming community Fame paid tribute to Brian on their Facebook page and wrote: "Sad news from Virginia beach , one of the most famous NA streamers and a member of our clan Poshybrid has passed away at the age of 35.