YouTuber Alex Dragomir, known online as Sir Kipsta, has died aged 17.
The teenager, who shared his health journey with his supporters, died after undergoing heart surgery, his family announced Thursday (June 10). Tweeting from Alex, his sister’s account wrote, “Hello, as you may already know, my brother passed away today, he had a very difficult operation which lasted 7 hours but his heart couldn’t take it anymore, he was too weak to survive. heaven won another angel Baby angel he was my rock my everything. RIP Alex. “
“Thank you so much to those who have supported Alex throughout his trip to the hospital, you have all been so amazing”, the post. continued. “You all supported him, you gave him the energy to keep going! All the posts kept his head up. He continued thanks to the support he received from Twitter. RIP Alex.”