Followed by over 1.5 million people on TikTok, Dazharia Shaffer was one of the stars of this social network. The 18-year-old died on February 8.
In recent months, Dazharia Shaffer has been a hit on TikTok. The 18-year-old American shared her daily life, her dances and her delusions with her 1.6 million subscribers on the platform. Unfortunately, this Wednesday February 10, his father confirmed his death.
“I just wish she’d told me about her stress and her thoughts of suicide”
The 18-year-old killed herself on February 8. “I would like to thank everyone for their love and support for my daughter. Unfortunately, she is no longer of this world and is in a better place. My daughter Dazharia left us too early. She was my best friend and I was never prepared to bury my child. She was so happy and excited when I got home after a long time on the roads, ”wrote Raheem Alla.
“I just wish she’d told me about her stress and her thoughts of suicide. We could have helped him through all of that. I would like to hold you in my arms once again. Now I have come home and you are not waiting for me. I must have let you fly with the angels, ”her dad continued in a poignant message.
His family is launching an online fundraiser
A few hours before committing suicide, Dazharia Shaffer posted several Story videos on Instagram in which she sings and dances while writing that this would be her last post.
On Wednesday, relatives of the 18-year-old launched an online fundraiser to raise money to fund her funeral. In a little less than 24 hours, they had already raised a little over $ 4,000.