Brazilian influencer Henrique Medeiros was tragically found dead near his home in Itapecerica da Serra, Brazil. The 26-year-old, known for his popular pranks on YouTube and Instagram, had abruptly changed his Christmas plans and was reported missing on December 24th. Police have since launched a murder investigation and are seeking to speak with a friend and neighbor of Medeiros, who was the last person to see him alive.
Before his untimely death, Medeiros had chosen to spend Christmas Eve with a friend instead of his family, leaving his family and fans concerned after he went missing. His family and supporters had pleaded for help in locating him, but tragically, his body was discovered buried in a makeshift grave in the garden of the house where he was last seen.
The circumstances surrounding Medeiros’s death have sparked speculation, with some suggesting that it may be linked to his controversial prank videos, which at times involved setting off a homemade bomb in an area known for illegal drug activity. However, his family has maintained that all his pranks were consensual and that he only made friends through them.
Before his disappearance, Medeiros had left a WhatsApp message in his family group, expressing holiday wishes before asking for cash as a joke. His sudden fame and subsequent disappearance had left his loved ones and followers distressed, as search efforts continued and missing posters went up in his hometown.
Medeiros’s tragic death has left his loved ones devastated as they wait for answers and seek justice for the popular influencer. Police are now searching for the suspect, who was a friend of the influencer, as they continue to investigate the circumstances surrounding Medeiros’s untimely passing.
The loss of Henrique Medeiros has deeply impacted his family, friends, and the online community, prompting an outpouring of support and condolences as they mourn their beloved influencer.