Key West Man Upset Over Presidential Election Kills Himself, Writes "F*#* Obama" On His Will

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A tanning salon owner in Key West who increasingly blamed his personal struggles on President Obama warned his partner that "I'm not going to be around long" if the president won reelection last week.

Two days after the president's victory over Mitt Romney, Keys police found Henry Hamilton dead of a drug overdose, the words "Fuck Obama" scrawled on his will.

Hamilton, who was 64 years old, had increasingly struggled with his mental health and his tanning business, Tropical Tan, reports the Key West Citizen this morning.

"(He) was very upset about the election results," his partner, Michael Cossey, told police.

Cossey returned home to an apartment he shared with Hamilton late on November 8 and fell asleep; soon afterward, a police officer stopped by after a friend of Hamilton's asked to check in on him.

That's when Cossey and the officer found Hamilton dead in the bathroom with two empty prescription bottles, one for Xanax and the other for an anti-psychotic medication, the Citizen reports.

In addition to the anti-Obama note on his will, Cossey told police Hamilton had been "very stressed about his business" leading up to the election.

Police are investigating the death but say they suspect no foul play.

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22 comments
Floydian Slipped
Floydian Slipped

Sad part is, if Obama was Caucasian nobody would care if he got reelected, this has nothing to do with his policies and it such a crying shame the lengths some people will sink to advertise their hatred so publicly. We Americans should be better than this irrespective of what color is in the White House.

JebBush2016
JebBush2016

ANother lost Tea Party Patriot - 1 less Fox News watcher...

Alexis D. Guillen
Alexis D. Guillen

He deserves a nomination for the Darwin Awards. Thank you for removing yourself from the gene pool.

jedstyrke
jedstyrke

Typical right-wng idiocy. Darwin, for the win!

Chanelle Artiles
Chanelle Artiles

He used his life to protest and tomorrow no one will remember him but his family. Waste. Wonder if the pills he took were provided by Medicare, that would be ironic.

Alex Anico
Alex Anico

If its so bad why not just move out of the US?

Heike Tiegen
Heike Tiegen

Sorry but I dont feel sorry for him. He made a selfish decision that wont affect Obama but it will affect his loved ones.

Brandon Young
Brandon Young

Who opens a tanning salon in THE KEYS?? People go there to be in the sun! No wonder he voted for Romney

floggingfernie
floggingfernie

what a drama queen! hahaha i made a funny! Tanning Salon in Key West,..... lol was ice cream shop in Anchorage Alaska not available? yeah blame obama for your shitty business plan

Lowphat McPhatty
Lowphat McPhatty

that gay old man had a tanning salon business in the keys, where the sun is out all year long, rather than filing bankruptcy he killed himself on bad business venture

Daniels Marion
Daniels Marion

Hopefully all people who think this way will kill themselves! #FadeToBlack

I'mTam Boyd
I'mTam Boyd

Lost of Life is sad enough, some of the comments are worst, a man lost his life!

Antonio Domenikos Divine
Antonio Domenikos Divine

Everyone is struggling one way of another in the world. To someone to kill himself only shows that the person was mentally unstable and needed help. It is so easy to blame someone else for your problems and do nothing to solve them yourself. Just think a tanning salon in Key West where you just need to step out of your room and get tan for free! Hope his soul can rest and find the light he couldn't get here.

Tanya C Davis
Tanya C Davis

honestly. no sympathy here. life is a struggle, deal with it like the rest of us and keep it moving

jgcamp99
jgcamp99

LOL, a tanning salon in Key West, FL ? And he wonders why his business wasn't making it ?

Ruy Rodriguez
Ruy Rodriguez

This article is great.. A tanning salon owner IN Key West- that makes sense. No wonder he killed himself.

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