All three dead men had something in common: According to Tank's statements in a July Facebook chat with Kingsbury, Hafertepen had freely offered to cover Tank's rent for the first few months after he moved from Australia to live with him "as a gift. In a Slate piece republished from Quora, Hafertepen answered questions about everyday life as a bodybuilder with huge muscles. A pup is the most valuable possession a Master can have. Various blogs continue to follow this case, and some point to foul play.
The only thing keeping me alive right now is the knowledge of how devastated my family would be.
It shows that Tank died from "silicone embolism syndrome" as a result of a "subcutaneous injection of silicone," and that the silicone embolism precipitated the issues in Tank's lungs. Chapman, whose pseudonym was Tank Hafertepen, has previously posted images of himself with enlarged genitalia. Through his radio show and his Tumblr, Tank connected with a larger community of bears in the US. Furthermore, stats reveal that gay men are more prone to focus on their weight and appearance compared to straight men.
The results were not immediately life-changing.