Body of missing YouTube star Etika found

Andrew Weber
June 25, 2019 - 12:52 pm
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NEW YORK (1010 WINS) The body of missing YouTube star Desmond Amofah, also known as Etika, has been found. 

The 29-year-old YouTube star and gamer from Brooklyn posted a mysterious video last week and had been out of contact with anyone since June 19.

The 8-minute video mentioned all the ways he felt he had let people down.

The NYPD confirmed the death on Tuesday.

YouTube Creators tweeted saying "we mourn the loss of Etika, a beloved member of our gaming creator community."

They also tweeted, "If you or someone you care about is struggling, please know you are not alone. The National Suicide Prevention Lifeline is available at 1-800-273-8255 in the U.S. or find support worldwide at https://www.befrienders.org/." 

His belongings were found on the Manhattan Bridge Monday, according to reports. His body was pulled from the East River Monday night, authorities said.

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