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, 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.
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.