Colin Kroll, the co-founder of the widespread “HQ Trivia” game and the “Vine” video app, was discovered dead in his NYC apartment on Sunday.
Kroll’s girlfriend asked the New York Police Department to check out on the 34-year-old after she failed to get in touch with the tech executive, giving to TMZ. Officers found him lifeless on his bed.
His body reportedly was found with “drug paraphernalia” in his downtown big apple apartment. The medical examiner’s office was working to decide the cause of death.
In recent years, Kroll was named the Chief Executive Officer of HQ. The game live-streams short trivia challenges and speedily became famous after it was released in 2017.
Company staffers confirmed Kroll’s demise on Twitter Sunday, stating that their “thoughts go out to his family, friends and loved ones during this incredibly difficult time.
Kroll also co-founded Vine, a now-extinct app that permitted users to create, post and share six-second videos. His LinkedIn profile also specified he worked at Twitter and Yahoo.