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YouTube Star Caleb Logan Bratayley Dead at 13

UPDATE: Read what the police and medical examiner had to say about Caleb's case.

Caleb Logan Bratayley, one of the stars of the YouTube family the Bratayleys, has died at the age of 13.

His mom, Katie, announced the sad news on Instagram. She wrote, "[Thursday] at 7:08PM Caleb Logan Bratayley passed away of natural causes. This has come as a shock to all of us. Words cannot describe how much we will miss him."

She added, "His incredibly funny, loving and wonderful spirit made us all fall in love with him as a YouTuber, friend, brother and son. We know you tune in to watch each day and eagerly anticipate new videos, but ask that you bear with us while we deal with this tragedy as a family. Please help us honor our, baked potato."

One day after the news broke, his family posted one of their daily vlogging videos, which featured Caleb. The video was recorded on Wednesday, just one day before he passed away. Watch Caleb's final video.

In the video’s description, the Bratayleys wrote, "It is with our deepest sorrow to report that the Instagram announcement was indeed true. In addition to our desire to give the Internet community the chance to begin the grieving process, we also wanted to post this video to show a healthy and happy Caleb doing what he loved. Thank you for all the love and support that everyone has shown our family. And we ask for continued love and support as we move through the grieving process."

Given his healthy appearance in the last video, fans have questioned the cause of Caleb's mysterious death.