Etika, a popular US YouTuber known for his popular videos about video games, was found dead in New York on Monday less than a week after he was reported missing.
New York City police on Tuesday announced the 29-year-old YouTuber, whose real name is Desmond Amofah’s death
“We regret to inform that Desmond Amofah aka Etika has been found deceased,” the New York Police Department tweeted Tuesday.
The department said he had last been heard from June 19 at about 8 p.m. by phone and “many people concerned after a recent video.” According to the report, Amofah had uploaded an eight-minute video in which he included suicidal thoughts. The video has been removed from YouTube.
Fans and friends across social media mourned Etika’s death. RIP, Etika!