The TikTok community is mourning the loss of a popular content creator who died on Thursday just hours after a posting on social media about dying at a young age.
Cooper Noriega was a rising star with 1.77 million followers on TikTok and 438k followers on Instagram.
On Thursday, Noriega was found unconscious in a mall parking lot outside Los Angeles, according to a TMZ report.
Law enforcement sources tell us a passerby called 911 Thursday after discovering Cooper unconscious in a mall parking lot outside Los Angeles. We’re told paramedics arrived on scene shortly thereafter, but were unable to revive the young social media star.
Our sources say Cooper was not in a vehicle, and there were no signs of trauma on his body. At this time, we’re told there’s no foul play suspected and an autopsy will be performed.
Cooper’s cause of death has yet to be revealed and no family member has spoken out about his death.
Hours before his passing, Noriega posted a bizarre video of himself in bed on TikTok with the caption, “who else b thinking they gon d!€ young af.”
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