Body of a popular Ghana gaming vlogger Desmond Amofah, Alias Etika was found by New York cops on Tuesday evening, June 24th.
Police say the 29 year old gamer who had huge following on Youtube, was suffering from mental issues which he himself spoke about in various tweets and videos on social media, apparently giving hints about the struggle in the mind he was facing.
It is not known exactly what bothered Amofah but in his video on youtube named I am Sorry, he spoke about the mental issues, although the video has been deleted, it is believed he took his own life soon after posting the video.
Friends and acquaintances in the gaming and vlogging sphere has taken to social media to express their deepest regrets for not realizing the hints Etika gave and coming out to help him out of his suicidal thoughts.
THIS IS HOW THE NEW YORK POLICE DEPARTMENT BROKE THE NEWS ON TWITTER AND THE REACTION FROM FRIENDS.
We regret to inform that Desmond Amofah aka Etika has been found deceased. https://t.co/sedwZZxglw
— NYPD NEWS (@NYPDnews) June 25, 2019
— Dicememe (@dicememe) June 25, 2019
Idk where you are right now, but stay strong bro. I was hoping to show you some fanart in person but now’s a better time than ever I guess. I don’t have much to contribute to where he could be, but I have this. Keep your heads up, JOYCONGODZ 🙏 #Etika pic.twitter.com/IeJIs5MCn1
— FourtyFingers (@FourtySama) June 20, 2019
— ._. (@DatOneB0i) June 21, 2019
May his soul rest in peace.