Daily Mail: Pregnant YouTuber Nicole Thea's Family Believes She Suffered a Massive Heart Attack

Tichafa Chidzonga
Jul 18, 2020
05:30 A.M.
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A family member of YouTube star, Nicole Thea, who died only weeks before she was due to give birth, revealed what they believed could have been the cause of her tragic passing. 

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On Monday, the family of pregnant YouTube star, Nicole Thea confirmed that tragic news that she passed away suddenly along with her unborn son. In an interview with Daily Mail, her uncle, Charles Murray said:

"We think she had a massive heart attack. She had it in her house, she was telling her partner that she had pains in her chest and back."

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Charles explained that Nicole did not have any underlying health conditions, which could have been a cause for concern. He added:

"It is so surreal as she was so young. It is such a shock. It has really, really shaken us all up."

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Nicole was eight months pregnant at the time of her passing. She and her boyfriend Global Boga had revealed their plans to name their first child together, Reign Boga. 

In a statement released by her family, her mother wrote, "I will miss you for the rest of my life until we meet again in eternal heaven."

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Following Nicole's death, her family also aired some of her scheduled YouTube videos, which included one of a photoshoot in a milk bath.

In a caption from the shoot, the late star gushed over how she had started to become accustomed to her growing belly. She admitted that cradling it was starting to come naturally.

YouTube star Nicole Thea sit in a bathtub filled with water for a maternity photoshoot | Source: youtube.com/nicolethea

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On July 1, Nicole posted

a video

titled, "The Worst Thing About My Pregnancy." She detailed experiencing heightened emotions, nausea, and aversions to certain foods. 

The YouTube star said her worst symptom was that she was always out of breath. Nicole said she shared her concern with her midwife, who reassured that it was normal. She joked about the pain feeling like her baby was eating her.

Nicole was active throughout her pregnancy as she detailed her journey on YouTube. However, she admitted in her video that behind the scenes, her breathlessness was difficult on her.

Her uncle revealed that Nicole's cause of death had not been confirmed yet and the family will receive more information after a post-mortem was performed.

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