The New York Police Department (NYPD) has confirmed the death of Desmond Amofa aka Etika after his body was discovered floating in the East River in Manhattan days after posting a video on Youtube which suggested he wanted to take his life.
According to the NYPD, they found the following items in the bag of Desmond Amofa aka Etika; mobile phone, Nintendo Switch and a laptop that was believed to belong to the YouTube star. The laptop bag is thought to have contained a shirt, a pair of boxers, shorts, and headphones.
The NYPD after discovering the body of Desmond Amofa confirmed his death on their official Twitter handle;
“We regret to inform that Desmond Amofah aka Etika has been found deceased”.
The lYoutube star was the son of former Ghanaian MP, Emmanuel Owuraku Amofa and also rumored to be the nephew of President Nana Akufo-Addo.
We regret to inform that Desmond Amofah aka Etika has been found deceased. https://t.co/sedwZZxglw
— NYPD NEWS (@NYPDnews) June 25, 2019