June 26, 2022

KEY POINTS

  • Cooper Noriega was discovered lifeless at a California mall car parking zone Thursday, simply hours after posting a cryptic message on TikTok
  • The 19-year-old shared a video on the platform saying he thinks he’ll “die younger”
  • Fellow influencers mourned Noriega’s loss of life and paid tribute to him on social media

TikTok star Cooper Noriega has died. He was 19.

Noreiga, a social media influencer with over 1.8 million followers on TikTok, was pronounced lifeless on the scene in a car parking zone in Burbank, California, Thursday night, Individuals reported, citing a spokesperson for the Los Angeles Medical Examiner-Coroner.

Noriega’s explanation for loss of life has been deferred, which “implies that after an post-mortem, a explanation for loss of life has not been decided and the medical expert is requesting extra investigation.”

“As soon as the assessments/research come again, the physician evaluates the case once more and makes the reason for loss of life dedication,” the spokesperson added.

The TikTok star was not in a automobile when he was found unconscious within the mall car parking zone, unnamed legislation enforcement sources informed TMZ. There have been no indicators of trauma on his physique, and no foul play is suspected presently, based on the outlet’s sources.

Hours earlier than his loss of life, Noriega posted a video on TikTok with the message, “Who else b considering they gon die younger af (sic).”

@coopernoriega

or dis j me

♬ unique sound – 🙂

Noriega’s final put up on TikTok was a collab with fellow influencer Bryce Corridor. “Bryce actually too humorous,” he wrote within the caption.

Following Noriega’s loss of life, Corridor commented, “I really like you a lot.”

Different social media stars additionally paid tribute to Noriega within the feedback part of the put up.

“Love you, Coop,” Peyton Jordan wrote, whereas Sam Vicchiollo commented, “I hope you lastly have peace. I really like you so fucking a lot Cooper.”

Kory Little commented, “Man, want we could possibly be hopping on fort speaking smack to one another once more… you may be missed, Coop.”

“Rip brother, you may be missed man by many!” Pyrce commented with a pleading face and crimson coronary heart emojis.

“My coronary heart hurts,” fellow influencer Blake Grey wrote. “It does not really feel actual. Please inform me it isn’t actual. You all the time had probably the most optimistic vitality regardless of the place we had been. Relaxation straightforward, Coop.”

“Cannot consider I simply noticed you. I’m so fortunate to have recognized you, Coop. Love you,” wrote Madison Monroe Williams, or Madi Monroe.

Anthony Reeves, also referred to as Luv Anthony, commented, “You are my finest f–king buddy, Coop. I love you a lot. Relaxation straightforward.”

Per week in the past, Noriega admitted on Barstool’s “BFFs” podcast that he was very “insecure” when he first joined TikTok as a result of he was obese on the time and had began utilizing medicine earlier than he turned 10.

“I imply, we’re speaking Xanax, Adderall, marijuana, nicotine,” he informed host Dave Portnoy, who replied, “9 [years old], that is loopy. I did not even know I used to be taking part in G.I. Joe once I was 9.”

On Sunday, Noriega introduced on Instagram that he “created a Discord for psychological well being strictly.” 

Within the channel, the influencer admitted that he had been fighting habit since he was 9 and that he wished to “ultimately open a rehab the place folks aren’t traumatized on the finish of their restoration, and the place the employees members are trusted folks.”

TikTok star Cooper Noriega was discovered lifeless in a Burbank car parking zone on Thursday night. Picture: Instagram/Cooper Noriega

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