Cooper Noriega, a 19-year-old TikTok star with 1.7 million followers, died Thursday at the age of 19.
At about 4:20 on the 500 block of North First Street, Noriega was found dead according to the Los Angeles County Medical Examiner-Coroner’s Office.
It is unknown what caused the death, and no conclusions have been reached yet.
Not long before his death, Noriega posted a video on social media site TikTok. In the caption of this video, he wrote “who else is thinking they’re going to die young?”
Noriega had openly shared about his struggles with mental health and addiction on social media.
on June 5, TikTok user Noriega shared a blog post in which he announced his group to talk about his experiences with mental health on Discord.
Noriega says “I have just created a Discord server strictly for mental health because how much I love you guys, and how much I struggle with it myself.”
He said: “You shouldn’t feel alone and scared. I want you guys to feel safe.”