The unknown Twitter user, who created the updated iconic album cover to incorporate all the great and good 2016 has taken from us, reportedly ended his life just moments after news broke of Carrie Fisher’s passing.

A close friend who also wishes to stay out of the lime light said;

“Chris did the picture as a poignant tribute to the masses of talent that have gone this year but every time another died he felt obliged to update date it.”

He continued;

“Eventually he got an excruciating repetitive strain injury in his wrist from all the photoshopping. He was drinking heavily to deal with the pain but I never thought it would come to this.”

The artist was reportedly found with a single self inflicted gun shot wound in front of an article about Carrie Fisher dying.

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