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A coroner's court in Singapore has ruled the death of an American Bitcoin exchange CEO a suicide.
Autumn Radtke, who died at 28 years old on Feb. 26, committed suicide in Singapore, according to the coroner's report, released Monday. Radtke owned a startup company, First Meta, that facilitated trades of Bitcoin as well as other digital currencies. Radke died around the same time that another popular Bitcoin exchange, Mt. Gox, collapsed last winter, inviting speculation about her death.
The report stated that Radtke was "determined to end her life and had made concerted efforts toward facilitating this outcome," including searching the internet for suicide methods. Radtke had also confided in several friends about having suicidal thoughts, according to the report.
"The magnitude of the issues on the work and personal front had taken a toll on her," the report said.