YouTube gaming star Etika found dead aged 29

A popular YouTube gamer has been found dead by police after he went missing last week.

Daniel Desmond Amofah, 29, who posted gaming videos under the name Etika, was found dead in New York.

He was reported missing six days ago.

His belongings were found on Manhattan Bridge on Monday night.

Concerns were raised last week when he posted an eight-minute video titled ‘I’m sorry’ and he spoke about suicide and his mental health while walking through Manhattan.

The video was posted to his secondary YouTube channel and was later deleted.

Who was Etika?

Etika was popular for playing and discussing Nintendo games on YouTube and the streaming platform Twitch.

His Twitch account has been deleted but other social media platforms, including Twitter and Instagram, remain visible.

He had 321,000 followers on Twitter and 252,000 on Instagram.

Etika joined YouTube in 2012.

His friends and fans – including other YouTubers – have paid tribute to him on social media.

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