YouTuber Lloyd Cafe Cadena’s Cause of Death Revealed
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Days after YouTube star Lloyd Cafe Cadena passed away, his family is opening up about his cause death.
In an Instagram statement posted over the weekend, they revealed the 26-year-old YouTube star suffered a heart attack after testing positive for COVID-19.
The message began: "There are simply no words to express our heartfelt thanks for the prayers and sympathy you have extended to our family during this time of loss."
The family continued, “Lloyd was confined in the hospital on September 1 due to high fever and dry cough. He was tested for COVID-19 on the same day which the result came out positive on September 3. As soon as the result of his swab test came out, our family, including BNT immediately isolated themselves.” BNT reportedly refers to his friends.
“His vitals were okay and had no complaints,” the message continued. “On September 4, 5am he was seen by the staff unresponsive and pale looking. As informed by the doctor, he suffered a heart attack while asleep. He was cremated yesterday and his remains is in our house in Cavite in the meantime.”
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They noted, “All expressions of sympathy, including flowers and cards are welcome. You may send them at Immaculate Conception Chapel - Kaingin.”
Cadena died just a week before his 27th birthday. His passing was announced on Facebook on Friday, with the message, “It is with a heavy heart and great sadness that we announce the untimely demise of our beloved brother Lloyd Cafe Cadena. May he be remembered for all the joy and laughter he shared with everyone. My family and I ask for your prayers, respect, and privacy during this time."
Lloyd, who had over 3 million subscribers, became popular on YouTube with his unboxing videos and covers. He was also an author and radio DJ.
On August 28, Cadena posted his last YouTube video, and just two days before news broke about his shocking passing, he tweeted, “11:11 Healing for Everyone!”