A man who has been identified as Arnav Gupta, of Bethesda, Maryland, 33, has been reported as dead after setting himself on fire near the White House in Washington, DC.
Gupta was reportedly on hallucinogenic drug K2 which is a synthetic THC made of mostly chemicals that cause delusional and violent behavior.
The man set himself on fire in a public park near the White House on Wednesday and the secret service extinguished the blaze, yet still, Arnav Gupta died later from his injuries.
Early Wednesday, Gupta was reported missing by his family and an APB was put out in hopes of finding him.
Gupta was pronounced dead from his injuries, authorities confirmed on today, Thursday, May 30, 2019.