The world has yet lost another gem on the internet. A 19-year-old TikTok celebrity, Cooper Noriega has recently passed away. Authorities found Noriega’s body in the parking lot of a Los Angeles mall on June 9.
In his most recent videos Cooper allegedly discussed “dying young.” Unfortunately, the young Tiktoker was discovered dead on Thursday in the parking lot of a Los Angeles shopping center.
Let’s explore the untimely demise of the TikTok celebrity, Cooper Noriega.
Cooper Noriega is a celebrity on the video-sharing app TikTok with over 1.7 million followers. Unfortunately, Cooper was discovered dead on Thursday in a mall parking lot. He was only 19 years of age.
However, Authorities are yet to confirm Cooper’s cause of death. In other words, a cause of death has not been found after the autopsy. However, the medical examiner is asking for more inquiries.
According to Variety, hours before he passed away, Cooper posted a video of himself in bed asking, “Who else be thinking they gon die young a*?”
The untimely demise of TikTok celebrity, Cooper Noriega
The Los Angeles Medical Examiner’s office reports state the findings behind Cooper’s death. ‘Cooper Noriega’s body discovered in the parking lot of a Los Angeles mall on June 9’, reads the report.
Furthermore, according to TMZ, Cooper’s body shows no signs of bodily harm. Similarly, authorities have ruled out drugs and any other wrongdoings that could have occurred.
The BFFs podcast from Barstool Sports, which featured Noriega on their inaugural episode in June, was the first to broadcast the news on social media. The message said, “RIP Cooper Noriega.” “Life is fragile. cherish each moment.”
Likewise, four days prior, Noriega posted on social media that he was starting a Discord channel. He said it was to talk about mental health and that his followers were welcome to join.
He remarked in a TikTok video, “If you’re truly into getting your emotions out, or anything, please join.” I built [the server] because I love you guys and struggle with it myself.
Cooper writes in a subsequent Instagram post, “I would like to use the influence I’ve been given to build a space built on spreading awareness and normalizing talking about mental illness.”
“One of the many lessons I’ve learned through battling addiction is that being around negative individuals will only drag you down.”
The death tributes for Coroner Noriega
Noriega’s loved ones spoke fondly about how much he cared for everyone around him, recalling his “big heart” and compassion.
Sabrina Quesada, an ex-girlfriend, praises him on social media, saying, “You’re the nicest thing that ever happened to me.” “My dear, I’m very sorry. May we meet again.”
“I will miss your big heart and your unfailing concern for everyone. Continuously logging on to make sure everyone is alright,” writes friend Anthony Reeves.
Similarly, Luca Schaefer-Charlton pens, “Rest easy, coop,” and Kory Little responded, “Man, wish we could be hopping on fort talking smack to each other again... We will miss you, Coops.”
Likewise, in the comments of the final video he uploaded to TikTok, his friends and followers also lamented his passing.
It’s saddening to witness the departure of such a young soul. May Coroner Noriega rest in peace.
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