US TikTok Star With Over 1.7 Million Followers Found Dead In Mall. According to the Los Angeles Medical Examiner-office, TikTok star Cooper Noriega was found dead in a Los Angeles mall parking lot on June 9.
Cooper Noriega, a popular TikTok creator, died on Thursday. He was 19 years old.
Noriega was found dead in a Los Angeles mall parking lot on June 9 at around 04:20, according to the Los Angeles Medical Examiner-Coroner’s office. Just hours before his death, the social media influencer posted a video of him lying in bed with the caption, “Who else b thinking they gon die young af.”
The social media star tweeted a video of himself lying in bed with the message, “Who else b thinking they gon die young af?” just hours before his death, as reported by Variety.
According to TMZ which was the first media outlet to break the story, Cooper Noriega exhibited no evidence of violence to his body. No untoward angle is suspected. The cause of death has yet to be determined, and the matter is now being investigated.
Cooper Noriega had 1.77 million TikTok followers, where he posted funny skateboarding and fashion videos. He also had 427,000 followers on Instagram. He has worked with Jxdn and Nessa Barrett, who are TikTok stars and musicians.
Earlier, Cooper Noriega was a guest on Dave Portnoy and Josh Richards. He featured on Bri Chickenfry’s Barstool’s BFF’s show just last week.
Cooper Noriega Cause of Death
Days before he died, Noriega had opened up about his struggles with mental health and addiction
The teenager, who posted about fashion, comedy and skateboarding, was found dead in a car park in Burbank, California on Thursday (9 June), according to the Los Angeles Medical Examiner-Coroner.
According to US press, his cause of death has been deferred, meaning that “after an autopsy, a cause of death has not been determined and the medical examiner is requesting more investigation”.
Hours before his death, Noriega had posted a video to his 2.1 million followers on TikTok of himself lying in bed, with the caption: “Who else b thinking they gon die young af.”
Days before he died, he had shared his struggles with mental health and addiction on Instagram, writing: “I’ve been struggling with addiction since I was nine years old, you may think that’s crazy, but that’s the life I’ve been dealt. I would like to use the influence I’ve been given to create a space built on spreading awareness and normalising talking about mental illness…