YouTube Star Caleb Logan Bratayley, 13, Dies Suddenly From 'Undetected Medical Condition'
Popular teenage YouTube star Caleb Logan Bratayley died suddenly of an “undetected medical condition,” leaving dedicated fans reeling over his death.
His family's channel, Bratayley, is owned by Disney and follows the daily lives of the teen and his family. A new program was posted every day.
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The world watched Bratayley grow up, and now, everyone wants to know what happened to him.
His mother issued this statement: “Caleb's death has raised many questions about how and why this could happen to a seemingly healthy boy. Sadly, tests have confirmed that caleb passed away from an undetected medical condition.”
Caleb's death has raised many questions about how and why this could happen to a seemingly healthy boy. Sadly, tests have confirmed today that Caleb passed away from an undetected medical condition. We'll have more definitive answers in the coming weeks but ask that you help us celebrate his life instead of focus on his death. Due to an outpouring of support and people's hope to be part of his memorial, we have decided to live-stream the ceremony tomorrow at 8pm EDT. Additional information below. Thank you for all your kindness during this difficult time. Find the live-stream at: Periscope = @bratayley Facebook = Facebook.com/bratayley
There is reportedly a history of a condition called “hypertrophic cardiomyopathy” in his family.
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Cardiologist Holly Andersen told IE of the condition: “Sometimes, the first symptom of this condition is sudden death.”
Fans are grieving over the lost YouTube star, and shared their own sadness online. The family announced that his memorial service on Tuesday night will be streamed live on YouTube.