Maryland Deathfest 2022

GoFundMe Launched For Family Of Audience Member Who Committed Suicide At This Year’s ‘Maryland Deathfest’


Tragedy befell last month’s ‘Maryland Deathfest‘ when a 24-year-old fan took his life during the May 27th stop of the once annual Baltimore, MD festival. Axel James Markle has since been publicly identified as the deceased and is said to have briefly posted on his plans to take his own life on his Facebook profile, prior to jumping off a parking structure.

In light of Markle‘s passing, this GoFundMe campaign has been launched to raise funds for his family and associated funeral costs. The ‘Maryland Deathfest‘ organizers commented on the matter yesterday, June 03rd:

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“As many of you know, a tragedy occurred just outside one of the venues on Friday, 5/27. Like many others, this has been very difficult for us to process, and we don’t think we’ll ever fully process it. Our thoughts and condolences are with those that knew Axel and/or those that have been traumatized by this. If you need help, please do not hesitate to reach out to friends or family to talk it out. You are never alone. National Suicide Prevention Hotline – 800-273-8255”

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