7 Ben killing Locke March 11, 2009 by Sawyerlocke I have this theory... Because Locke is "special" it is possible that he cannot commit suicide. Instead, Ben kills him which allows him to return to the island and in the process Locke becomes a martyr of sorts, thus confirming his "special" status. Read more > Retrieved from "http://lostpedia.wikia.com/wiki/User_blog:Sawyerlocke" Ad blocker interference detected! Wikia is a free-to-use site that makes money from advertising. We have a modified experience for viewers using ad blockers Wikia is not accessible if you’ve made further modifications. Remove the custom ad blocker rule(s) and the page will load as expected.