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Matthew Warren, the son of evangelical megachurch pastor Rick Warren who committed suicide last week, killed himself with an unregistered gun he had bought online, the pastor said on Thursday.

the pastor tweeted, referencing a Biblical passage about the forgiveness of sins.

Warren then tweeted, quoting the verse.

Since Matthew Warren, 27, died in his Mission Viejo, Calif., home on Friday, Rick Warren has taken to Twitter and Facebook to publicly grieve his son’s death and spread awareness about mental illness. In an emotional letter he wrote to his Lake Forest, Calif.-based Saddleback Church community last week, Warren revealed that Matthew had been through years of “mental illness resulting in deep depression and suicidal thoughts.”

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