TikTok Star Cooper Noriega Found Dead
California TikTok star Cooper Noriega, who boasted nearly 2 million followers, reportedly died Thursday, mere hours after uploading an eerie TikTok video about dying young. He was 19 years old.
The tragic news broke after a Samaritan called emergency services after finding the influencer unconscious in the parking lot of a mall near Los Angeles, according to TMZ.
Despite arriving on the scene shortly thereafter, paramedics were unable to resuscitate Noriega.
The star’s cause of death remains unclear, as he was not in a vehicle and didn’t display any signs of physical trauma, and officers do not suspect any foul play.
The body is slated for an autopsy so authorities can glean more details surrounding his mysterious death, TMZ reported.
The heartbreaking news broke just hours after Noriega posted a video of himself lying in bed with the caption, “who else b thinking they gon d!€ young af.”