Co-Founder of HQ Trivia and Vine, Colin Kroll, was found dead on Sunday morning in New York City at only 34 years old.
According to CNN, Kroll’s girlfriend called the New York Police Department to ask for a wellness check, when police found Kroll in the bedroom of his apartment. Kroll was pronounced dead on the scene when police notified his family. The cause of death has not yet been determined by the Medical Examiner, but according to TMZ, his body was found alongside drug paraphernalia nearby.
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.
— Rus (@rus) December 16, 2018
“We learned today of the passing of our friend and founder, Colin Kroll, and it’s with deep sadness that we say goodbye,” HQ Trivia released in a statement. “Our thoughts go out to his family, friends, and loved ones during this incredibly difficult time.”