Cooper Noriega cause of death updates — TikTok star dead at 19 following shocking post

Cooper Noriega cause of death updates — TikTok star dead at 19 following shocking post

JF US COOPER NORIEGA UPDATES

TIKTOK star Cooper Noriega has died at just 19 years old after publishing a shocking post just hours earlier.

The star was reportedly found unconscious in a mall parking lot outside of Los Angeles on Thursday.

Just hours before the teenager’s tragic passing, he posted an image of himself in bed on TikTok.

The image was captioned: “who else b thinking they gon d!€ young af.”

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  • Fans in disbelief

    Many fans shared they couldn’t believe the young star had passed away.

  • First responders tried to help

    The video creator was identified in a mall parking lot outside of Los Angeles after a passerby called 911 on Thursday.

    Sources told TMZ that although paramedics quickly arrived on the scene, they were unable to revive Cooper, 19.

  • Tributes from fans

    Fans shared their love and adoration for Cooper in tweets.

  • Viral sensation

    Cooper goes by @CooperNoriega on TikTok where he’s known for his comedy clips and lip-syncing videos.

    He has over 1million followers and over 95million likes.

  • Suicide attempt in 2021

    Last year Cooper shared with fans he had been “clean” for 90 days after a near-fatal overdose.

    If you or someone you know is affected by any of the issues raised in this story, call the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline at 800-273-TALK (8255) or text Crisis Text Line at 741741.

  • Death just weeks before his birthday

    Cooper would have turned 20 in just a few weeks on June 28.

  • Body found in parking lot

    Although the cause of death is still under investigation, the LA County Medical Examiner did release that his body was found in a parking lot on June 9.

  • ‘Devasting news’

    After his guest appearance on June 1, the BFFs Podcast shared their condolences for Cooper.

    The outlet was one of the first to report his death.

  • Creating a ‘safe space’

    On Instagram, Noriega wrote that being around negative people while struggling with addiction can hinder progress.

    He hoped setting up the Discord would give people a place they could go to talk without feeling judged.

    “Discord is meant to bring us all together and create a safe space where people can vent and help others through their tough times.”

  • Goals of opening a rehab facility

    The teen also expressed his goal to open a “rehab” with “trusted” staff members to help others who were experiencing similar struggles.

  • Struggling with addiction

    Noriega said he has struggled with addiction since he was 9-years-old.

    “I would like to use the influence I’ve been given to create a space built on spreading awareness and normalizing talking about mental illness.”

    If you or someone you know is affected by any of the issues raised in this story, call SAMHSA (Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration) at 1-800-662-HELP (4357).

  • Offering mental health help

    In an Instagram post, Noriega announced he had created a Discord group about mental health and invited fans to join and talk about their own issues.

  • Chilling last post

    Just hours before the teenager’s passing, he posted an image of himself in bed on TikTok.

    The image was captioned: “who else b thinking they gon d!€ young af.”

  • Dead at 19-years-old

    TikTok star Cooper Noriega has died at just 19 years old after publishing a shocking post just hours earlier.

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Josephine Fuller

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