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Co-founder of Vine and HQ Trivia Colin Kroll is found dead ‘of an apparent cocaine and heroin overdose’ in his Manhattan apartment aged 35
HQ Trivia’s CEO and co-founder Colin Kroll was found dead of an apparent overdose in his New York City apt Sunday morning 
Kroll, who was also a co-founder of Vine, was not answering calls from his girlfriend so she asked police to perform a wellness check
When police arrived they found Kroll dead in his bedroom with drug  paraphernalia nearby
Cocaine and heroin allegedly were found in the bedroom 
HQ Trivia started the year on the top 10 most downloaded games on iPhone, however it’s slid down to between 250 and 500 since the beginning of the year
Colin Kroll 1  Colin Kroll, CEO and co-founder of HQ Trivia and previously of Vine, was found dead in his New York City apt of an apparent drug overdose, early Sunday, aged 35

Colin Kroll, the CEO and co-founder of HQ Trivia was found dead in his downtown New York City apartment early Sunday morning in what is believed to be an overdose. He was 35-years-old.
The NYPD received a call at 12.15am Sunday morning for a welfare check from Kroll’s girlfriend who said she couldn’t get in touch with him.
Officers oon arrival, found him unresponsive in his bedroom, at his Spring Street apartment.

Colin Kroll 8  Tech pioneer Colin Kroll, the CEO and co-founder of HQ Trivia, reportedly died of an apparent drug overdose 

A source adds that drugs believed to be cocaine and heroin were also found in the apartment.
His HQ and Vine co-founder Rus Yusupov tweeted his condolences Sunday.
‘So sad to hear about the passing of my friend and co-founder Colin Kroll. My thoughts & prayers go out to his loved ones. I will forever remember him for his kind soul and big heart. He made the world and internet a better place. Rest in peace, brother,’ Yusupov shared.

Kroll was recently facing a complaint filed with H.R. by an HQ employee for his ‘aggressive management style.’
Before he co-founded Vine, Kroll was the Chief Technology Officer for Jetsetter.
From 2007 to 2009 he was the engineering manager at Yahoo.
The Medical Examiner’s office will determine the exact cause of death.
Colin Kroll [right], with his family on Christmas Eve of 2015  Colin Kroll [right] with his family on Christmas Eve of 2015
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