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Lannia ‘Ohlana’ dead: Twitch streamer dies at the age of 26

TRIBUTES have been pouring in for Twitch streamer Lannia ‘Ohlana’, who appears to have taken her own life at the age of 26.
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Twitch streamer Ohlana

Twitch streamer Ohlana (Image: INSTAGRAM)

Twitch streamer Lannia ‘Ohlana’ has reportedly died at the age of 26. ‘Ohlana’ was a popular Twitch personality with over 100,000 followers on the streaming platform. The 26-year-old was best known by the community for streaming games such as Counter-Strike: Global Offensive and Valorant. It appears as though ‘Ohlana’ took her own life following a battle with depression.

Twitch streamer Ohlana

Twitch streamer Ohlana (Image: INSTAGRAM)

Fans were concerned for the safety of the streaming star after she posted a series of troubling social media posts.

“I have cried, loved, and shared so many great memories with so many of you who are still or used to be in my life,” reads Ohlana’s final Instagram post.

“I thank all of you for letting me. I look back in awe of all the opportunities I have been given in my life and I am appreciative.

“From surviving off video games to travelling the world on an impulse… but most importantly all of the people I’ve met during this run.”

The news has led to an outpouring of tributes from fans and followers.

Twitch streamer Ohlana

Twitch streamer Ohlana (Image: INSTAGRAM)

“Hi all, Lannie has passed and is no longer with us. My condolences go out to her family. RIP,” one person tweets.

Another tweets: “I miss you so much Lana. I hope you’re resting peacefully.”

“It pains me to see you gone, but I’m happy we crossed paths. You were an amazing friend and one I always will cherish forever in my heart. I’ll miss you and miss sending you your daily dose of ratchet lol. Love you always. Rest in paradise.”

A GoFundMe campaign has also been set up to cover funeral costs and the education of Ohlana’s nephews.

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“Friends and family of Lana, this fundraiser is set up to help Lana’s family with the funeral costs after the loss of our friend.

“As funeral expenses are so high, our community would love to help out the family in any way we can.

“All of us offer our condolences to the family during such a difficult time. This fundraiser is set up by the family themselves.

“The money will go towards her memorial service, held in Victoria BC, to her vault, casket, and her burial. Any additional funds will go towards the education of her nephews for whom she deeply cared and loved: Hiep, Huy, and Landon.”

• For emotional support, you can call the Samaritans 24-hour helpline on 116 123, email jo@samaritans.org, visit a Samaritans branch in person or go to the Samaritans website.

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