& # 39; I'm sorry it must be like this & # 39 ;: Fear grows for the missing YouTube star Desmond Amofah, 29, after he shares an alarming video online and his wallet and phone are on the side of a New York bridge
- Desmond Amofah, better known under its online name Etika, was last seen in Brooklyn on Wednesday
- Hours earlier, he posted a disturbing video claiming that he & # 39; pushed everyone away & # 39; had and & # 39; mentally ill & # 39; used to be
- The police have discovered a number of Amofah's personal items on the side of the Manhattan Bridge
- The star – which has 133,000 YouTube followers and 239,000 Instagram fans – is said to have been hospitalized for psychological problems on previous occasions
Fear grows for a popular YouTube star that disappeared after sharing a disturbing video with its 133,000 followers.
Desmond Amofah, better known under its online name Etika, was last seen in Brooklyn on Wednesday – hours after he posted an eight-minute video in which he revealed that he was suicidal.
Police officers are now arguing for public information after confirming that they have discovered some of the 29-year-old personal items on the side of the Manhattan Bridge.
Amofah's wallet, cell phone, and Nintendo Switch were all close by, The New York Post said.
Fear grows for a popular YouTube star Desmond Amofa who disappeared after sharing a disturbing video with his 133,000 followers
Meanwhile, concerned fans are flocking to the star's Instagram account – where he has 239,000 followers – to express their concerns.
& # 39; Please be safe, we can't lose you & # 39 ;, someone in the comments section begged under his most recent photo.
& # 39; We love you from the bottom of our hearts! & # 39; another listed.
In the meantime, Amofah's disturbing video has been removed from YouTube, but parts of it can still be found online.
In the clip, the star walks ahead, speaking into the camera, saying: & # 39; I am sorry I have driven you all away … I should not have driven so many people away, now I have nobody & # 39; .
Then he adds worryingly: & You know I wasn't suicidal before – I really wasn't. But one thing I didn't realize was that the walls closed around me so quickly. I really had no intention of killing myself, but I would always push it too far.
Before his disappearance, Amofah posted an eight-minute video in which he revealed that he was suicidal
& # 39; I suspect that I am mentally ill & # 39 ;, he concludes.
Amofah & # 39; s former girlfriend has told InsideEdition that the star has a history of mental illness and has only been hospitalized since April.
The woman – who dated the star from 2011 to 2017 – said he had been hospitalized several times in the past.
Anyone with information is asked to call the NYPD Crime Stoppers Hotline at 1-800-577-8477.
If you are struggling with mental health, you can get help by calling National Suicide Prevention Lifeline at 1-800-273-8255
Concerned fans have flocked to the star's Instagram account – where he has 239,000 followers – to express their concerns
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