Desmond “Etika” Amofah, a popular gaming YouTuber, has been found dead at the age of 29, the New York Police Department has confirmed.
Over the weekend, the NYPD Twitter account posted, “Have you seen Desmond Amofah aka Etika? He was last heard from June 19 at about 8PM by phone. He is 29 years old, approx 6 feet tall, and 160 lbs. He is a known @YouTube blogger and has many people concerned after a recent video. Call @NYPDTips anonymously with info 800-577-TIPS.”
One hour ago on Tuesday (June 25), the account updated, “We regret to inform that Desmond Amofah aka Etika has been found deceased.”
Detective Sophia Mason, the DCPI Spokesperson, shared a statement as well, saying, “On Monday, June 24, 2019 at approximately 1818 hours, police responded to a 911 call for a person floating in the waters in the vicinity of South Street Seaport in the confines of the 1st Precinct. Upon arrival, officers discovered an unresponsive, unidentified male at the location.”
Our thoughts are with Desmond‘s loved ones during this time.