YouTuber Etika Found Dead After Missing Since June 19, YouTube Releases A Statement: ‘We Mourn The Loss Of Etika’

The popular gaming YouTube star, Desmond “Etika” Amofah has been missing since June 19.

A police source has told CNN that his belongings, including a backpack and cellphone, were found on a Manhattan Bridge.

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His family and fans are concerned for his safety as the disappearance comes just after posting a video where he expresses suicidal thoughts. The video has since been taken down.

The case is still being investigated but New York City police are asking for help.

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Just a couple of days after being reported missing, the NYPD has confirmed Etika has been found dead.

No further details have been released.

YouTube Creators tweeted a statement on Tuesday afternoon about the loss of the YouTuber: “We mourn the loss of Etika, a beloved member of our gaming creator community. All of us at YouTube are sending condolences to his loved ones and fans.”

Etika’s fans and friends are heartbroken over the news of his death:

If you or someone you know is in crisis and needs help, resources are available. In case of an emergency, please call 911 for immediate help.

The Canadian Association for Suicide Prevention, Depression Hurts and Kids Help Phone 1-800-668-6868 all offer ways of getting help if you, or someone you know, may be suffering from mental health issues.

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