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Actress and YouTube star Stevie Ryan found dead from apparent suicide

Posted at 11:46 AM, Jul 03, 2017
and last updated 2017-07-03 11:46:47-04

LOS ANGELES – Actress and YouTube star Stevie Ryan has died at age 33 from what the Los Angeles County Coroner’s Office has confirmed was a suicide by hanging.

HOLLYWOOD, CA – JULY 31: Actress Stevie Ryan arrives at the and VH1’s 2013 Do Something Awards at Avalon on July 31, 2013 in Hollywood, California. (Photo by Michael Buckner/Getty Images for VH1)

The coroner’s office confirmed online that Ryan was found dead inside her home on July 1.

According to PEOPLE, Ryan first rose to fame from a YouTube series called Little Loca and later moved on to doing celebrity parodies. Eventually her impersonations landed her a sketch series on VH1 called “Stevie TV” from 2012-2013. She later co-hosted a series on E! with Brody Jenner.

Most recently, she was hosting a podcast called “Mentally Ch(ill), which is described as “a podcast about depression.”

Ryan’s last post on social media came in the form of a tweet posted Friday about the recent death of her grandfather.

Her grandfather’s death was also discussed in the most recent episode of the podcast during which Ryan said, “I’m just worried that this is going to send me into a deeper depression.”

Since news of her death, many have been expressing their condolences online.