YouTube star Nicole Thea died at home aged 24, while eight months pregnant. Her uncle Charles Murray has now spoken out about her death, referring to the tragedy as a “total shock”.
The social media star’s uncle said Nicole had been complaining to her boyfriend Boga about chest and back pains.
It is believed she was also having difficulties with breathing in the weeks leading up to her tragic death.
Nicole’s family have now revealed they believe she suffered from a heart attack.
Charles told the Daily Mail online: “From what I heard at the moment, we think she had a massive heart attack.
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“Nicole [had] pre-scheduled a few YouTube videos and Boga has made the decision to allow them to be aired.
“As a family we ask that you give us privacy because our hearts are truly broken and we are struggling to cope with what has happened.”
Nicole documented her pregnancy progress in various videos alongside Boga on her YouTube vlog, which has 107,000 subscribers.
On her Instagram account she described herself as a mother to be and a content creator.