Desmond "Etika" Amofah, a popular Youtuber was recently found dead aged 29 years old, The man was known for his over-the-top reactions to video games and had garnered a lot of popularity having over 800,000 subscribers on his channel.
According to CNN, A body pulled from the East River has been identified as that of missing Desmond's, better known by his online name, Etika, New York police said Tuesday. The body was recovered Monday near the South Street Seaport in Manhattan, authorities said.
A backpack and phone believed to belong to Amofah were found on the Manhattan Bridge on Sunday, according to police sources.
Amofah, 29, was last heard from Wednesday night, according to the New York Police Department.
He vanished after posting a video to his channel in which he appeared to express suicidal thoughts, prompting concern among his fans. The video has since been taken down.