Sir Kipsta, the YouTuber, has died at 17 due to heart problems
Sir Kipsta had 15,000 followers on YouTube
His family confirms that he has not passed a seven-hour operation
Sir Kipsta, the YouTube star, has died at the age of 17 in hospital. His family has been in charge of giving the sad news. The young man, with a heart condition, has failed a seven-hour heart operation.
“Heaven won another angel,” said the YouTube star’s sister.
Sir Kipsta suffered from a heart condition that had worsened over the years to the point of needing a transplant.
A month ago, the young man had confessed in networks. “After what I thought was a week of progression in the hospital, I have been hit with very, very hard news for a 17-year-old. I was evaluated and transferred to the urgent heart transplant list, so I will live in the hospital until the procedure is done. “
After what I thought was a week of progression in hospital ,I’ve been hit with very very hard news for a 17 year old to take 💔 I’ve been assessed and moved to urgent heart transplant list therefore will live in the hospital until the procedure ( heart transplant ) will happen.
— Sir. Kipsta (@KipstaUnited) May 7, 2021
Alex’s sister has confirmed the tragic news of his death. “Hello, as you all already know, my brother passed away today. He had a very tough operation that lasted 7 hours but his heart couldn’t take it anymore, he was too weak to survive. Heaven won another angel. He was my rock, my everything “.
Sir Kipsta, a Man United fan, had 15,000 subscribers on YouTube, where he regularly spoke about football. In his latest video, uploaded from the hospital just a few days ago, he opened 100 envelopes of Premier League stickers.
Teachers at his old school, Cockshut Hill in Birmingham, have also paid tribute to him, according to the Dailystar newspaper, saying they feel “great sadness. Our thoughts and prayers are with his family and friends at this difficult and sad time. “