Cooper Noriega cause of death updates – Family breaks silence after TikTok star found dead at 19 in mall parking lot

COOPER Noriega’s family has spoken out about his untimely death after the social media star, just 19 years old, was found unconscious in a mall parking lot outside of Los Angeles on Thursday.

Just hours before the teenager’s tragic passing, he posted an image of himself in bed on TikTok captioned: “who else b thinking they gon d!€ young af.”

In the wake of his death, Cooper’s sister Parker Noriega posted on the star’s account with a message from her family thanking followers for the kind words about “little coop” and speaking about carrying on his legacy.

The video creator’s parents, Treva and Harold, also posted tributes on their own social media platforms, with his dad writing: “My boy was a believer and I know he is in the presence of God.”

In response to his death, Cooper’s recent ex-girlfriend Sabrina Quesada paid a touching Instagram tribute saying that he was “the light of my life, you’re the best thing that ever happened to me.”

Cooper’s fellow TikTok star Nessa Barrett also took to Instagram to mourn her friend, who she referred to as “my angel,” in a lengthy post on Saturday.

She also wrote on her story: “I’m too heartbroken to talk about the situation rn but please enjoy every second with your loved ones. Nobody knows what’s gonna happen the next minute, life is unfair. I am asking all of you to please not ask cooper’s family and friends about what happened.”

Read our Cooper Noriega live blog for updates on his death...

  • Who is Nissa Barrett?

    Nessa Barrett went viral on TikTok for lip-synching, shooting to fame, and gaining over 15 million followers on the app.

    Her first video went viral with over 250,000 views.

    As she started posting more frequently, her videos only got more attention.

    Now, she gets millions of views per video, racking up a couple hundred thousand likes each.

    The TikTok star is based at her New Jersey home.

  • Matching tattoos

    One of Cooper’s best friends shared how she got a matching tattoo with him and his sister.

    Nessa Barrett says she got the matching ink after Cooper had an overdose.

  • Comments from fellow TikTokers

    On his recent TikTok post, other TikTok influencers took to the comments to write their tribute.

    Sam Vicchiollo wrote: “I hope you finally have peace, i love you so f–king much cooper.”

    Roshaun commented: “rip brother love you.”

    Peyton Jordan said: “love you coop.”

    Ahlyssa Marie wrote: “love you coop…thank you for all the amazing memories.”

  • Landon Barker mourns

    Travis Barker‘s son Landon Barker posted a TikTok of him remembering Cooper, one of his close friends, by watching the sunset and crying.

    Landon’s caption reads: “I watch the sunset for you every night”

    Thousands of fans have taken to the comments to share condolences for his loss.

  • Parker’s style expertise

    Parker Noriega’s experience with red carpet events, fashion advertisements, music videos, and editorial photoshoots has given her a unique perspective on style. Her professional existence, like that of her late brother, keeps her in Los Angeles. Prospective clients may explore all of Parker’s previous work on her official website.

  • Who are Parker’s clients?

    Parker has collaborated with a number of superstars over her career.

    She’s worked on the looks of Hailee Steinfeld, Priyanka Chopra, Normani Kordei, and Kylie Jenner alongside her former employers Mimi Cuttrell and Jill Jacobs.

    Prior clientele includes Billie Eilish, Ariana Grande, and Nicki Minaj.

    Ava Max’s outfits for the music videos Kings and Queens and Who’s Laughing Now? were styled by the internet sensation.

  • More on Parker Noriega

    Her Instagram account had over 41,000 followers at the time.

    Parker is a well-known celebrity stylist and personal shopper, in addition to her social media prominence.

    She describes herself, according to her LinkedIn profile, as “an innovative and vivacious young professional with a unique combination of both creative and business-oriented mindsets.”

    “I am always striving to continually challenge myself and build upon my established knowledge in current marketing, social, and entertainment landscapes.”

  • Who is Cooper Noriega’s sister, Parker?

    Cooper was discovered dead in the parking lot of a mall in Los Angeles, California, on June 9, 2022.

    Cooper is survived by his sister Parker, as well as their parents Treva and Harold, following his death.

    Parker is a successful businesswoman in her own right, despite the fact that the late influencer was a well-known internet personality.

    The social media sensation amassed a following of over 20,000 people on TikTok.

  • Cooper and Sabrina’s anniversary post

    Sabrina marked her and Cooper’s one-year anniversary with a series of images of the two in October, writing: “Thank you for being my person, i got so incredibly lucky.”

  • Comments from Tiktokers on Sabrina’s post

    Fellow TikTokers commented on Sabrina’s touching tribute post to Cooper.

    Charlie D’Amelio wrote: “I’m so sorry sab i love you.”

    Amelie Zilber commented as well, writing: “Those we love never truly leave us…There are things that death will never touch.

    “We love you so much, Sab and are so devastated by this loss. Sending you strength, courage and light.”

  • ‘The light of my life’

    Quesada paid a touching Instagram homage to her ex-boyfriend, with whom she split up in April after a year and a half of dating.

    In her caption beneath a photo carousel of the two of them, Sabrina wrote: “The light of my life, you’re the best thing that ever happened to me. i’m so sorry my love. may we meet again.”

  • ‘It’s not supposed to be this way’

    Cooper’s father posted about his son’s passing on Facebook on his 66th birthday on Friday.

    After thanking his followers for birthday wishes, the heartbroken dad shared that the Noriega family is having an “incredibly difficult time” in the wake of their loss.

    “He was loved by so many and truly the love of Treva’s, Parker’s and my life,” the dad wrote.

    “There are no words to express the grief and loss. It’s not supposed to be this way. Your child is not supposed to pass before his parents.”

  • When did Cooper and Sabrina break up?

    Sabrina made a public announcement about her connection with Cooper on April 21, 2022.

    “Hi guys, me and Cooper are no longer together and would appreciate some privacy during this time,” she said on Instagram after the two announced their breakup.

    “Neither of us did anything so please don’t make any assumptions.”

    “It was a mutual decision,” the online star explained.

    “We’re just young and sometimes things just don’t work out the way you want them to.”

    Sabrina added: “I will love him forever and he will always be my best friend. Thank you guys for everything.”

  • Sister speaks out

    Cooper’s sister Parker posted a tribute to her brother on his account on Saturday.

    “On behalf of our family we want to thank you all for the kind words of our little coop,” Parker wrote.

    “We pray that we all as a community can continue on his legacy. He loved each and everyone of you.”

    On her stories, Parker encouraged fans to follow Cooper’s mental health Discord “to keep his legacy alive.”

  • Hype House drama with Sabrina

    Sabrina also starred in a season of ATV’s Next Influencer, a YouTube reality show created by Hype House member Alex Warren, in December 2020.

    She and Cooper’s relationship was the focus of breakup rumors during her tenure on the show.

    A video of Sabrina sharing a kiss with Julian Jara, another internet sensation, sparked the rumors.

    “Lol I did not cheat on Coop,” she said on Twitter to dispel the accusations.

  • Sabrina and Not A Content House

    Sabrina became a member of the all-girl internet personality collective Not A Content House, often known as NACH, in August 2020.

    She confirmed her departure from NACH in February 2021.

    Her resignation coincided with NACH’s merger with Top Talent House, a now-defunct influencer group.

    Cooper wrote and then removed a post regarding the incident at the time of her leave: “Not a Content House managers/management is literally s**t. Most manipulative people and weirdly sexual to the girls.”

  • Who is Cooper’s ex-girlfriend, Sabrina Quesada?

    Sabrina Quesada, a social media influencer from Mexico City, was born on March 1, 2002.

    Sabrina, like her ex-boyfriend Cooper Noriega, rose to fame through TikTok.

    She has almost four million followers on the video-sharing app.

    Her Instagram account has more than 705,000 followers.

  • His relationship with Sabrina Quesada

    Cooper dated fellow TikTok star Sabrina Quesada for about two years before calling it quits.

    Despite their split, Cooper still has several videos of the pair on his TikTok.

    Sabrina’s TikTok account can be found at @SabQuesada.

  • History of drug addiction

    In the same episode, Cooper spoke about how he had been using drugs since he was 9 years old, and first dealt with addiction when he was about 11.

    When asked what drugs he was using at that time, he said it was an assortment of Xanax, Adderall, marijuana, and nicotine.

  • Cooper’s rise to fame on TikTok

    Last week Cooper appeared on Barstool’s BFFs podcast and explained how he became so popular on TikTok.

    He said he had about 20,000 followers when he was in high school but he quit because he was insecure and other students at his school would tease him over his videos.

  • ‘Devasting news’

    After his guest appearance on June 1, the BFFs Podcast shared their condolences for Cooper.

    The outlet was one of the first to report his death.

  • Chilling last post

    Just hours before the teenager’s passing, he posted an image of himself in bed on TikTok.The image was captioned: “who else b thinking they gon d!€ young af.”

  • Viral sensation

    Cooper goes by @CooperNoriega on TikTok where he’s known for his comedy clips and lip-syncing videos.

    He has over 1million followers and over 95million likes.

  • Death just weeks before his birthday

    Cooper would have turned 20 in just a few weeks on June 28.

  • Foul play not suspected

    There will be an autopsy performed to reveal the cause of death, but authorities don’t suspect foul play.

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