YouTuber Corey La Barrie dies and his friend Daniel Silva is arrested for murder: Tattoo artist Daniel Silva, who appeared on the television program Ink Master, has been arrested for murder following the death of YouTube star Corey La Barrie in a car accident last Sunday, while the latter celebrated his 25th birthday.
Corey La Barrie dies
The influencer’s fatal accident occurred around 9:30 pm Sunday when a 2020 McLaren 600LT was traveling at high speed through Los Angeles and the driver lost control of the vehicle. The car went off the road colliding with a Stop sign and a tree. After that, Silva, 27, tried to flee on his own feet, but citizens who came to the aid of the victims of the accident prevented him.
According to ‘TMZ’, the driver had been seen drinking during the hours leading up to the accident
“No other vehicle was involved in the collision,” the Valley Traffic Division of the Los Angeles Police Department has told local media. Corey La Barrie was traveling in the passenger seat at the time of the accident, after the accident he was transferred to the hospital and declared dead there.
According to TMZ, sources close to La Barrie told police that prior to that accident, friends had been celebrating the YouTuber’s birthday and that Silva, the driver, had been seen drinking during the hours leading up to the accident.
Corey La Barrie accumulated more than 44 million total views on YouTube. Up to 338 thousand subscribers followed his video network account that he created in 2014.