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TikTok star Cooper Noriega was found dead in a parking lot on Thursday, hours after posting a video of her “young” death. The 19-year-old social media star, who had 1.7million subscribers on the video-sharing app, died outside a shopping mall in the area of The bone Angeles, according to the site website of the county medical examiner’s department of The bone Angeles. The cause of his death is unknown at this time.
A spokesperson for the medical examiner’s office in The bone Angeles told Page Six on Friday that the medical examiner needs “further investigation into the death, including additional studies” to determine the cause of death.
Cooper’s death Noriega comes a day after he posted a cryptic video in his bed and wrote the words following:“Who else thinks he’s gonna die young?“.
Last week he appeared on the podcast “BFF’s” of barstool and shared that he was very “unsure of himselfwhen he started posting on TikTok because he was overweight at the time.
He also said he started using drugs before he was 10 years old. “I mean, we’re talking about Xanax,Aderallmarijuana, nicotine“, said Noriego to host Dave portnoywho has answered: “Nine years is crazy. I didn’t even know I was playing IM Joe when I was 9 years old.“
Noriego also confirmed that he had recently broken up with his co-worker TikToker sabrina Quesadawhich he dated for almost two years.
On Sunday, the 19-year-old told his Instagram followers that he had created a Discordwhich is a social instant messaging platform, for reasons of “mental health strictly.“
“I would like to use the influence given to me to create a space built on raising awareness and normalizing talking about mental illness. My goal is to one day open a rehab center where people won’t be traumatized for their recovery.“