Influencer Larissa Borges has tragically died aged 33.
Borges shared fashion and lifestyle content on Instagram where she had a whopping 33,000 followers.
It has sadly been revealed that the influencer passed away on Monday after spending a week in hospital, where she had lay in a coma.
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Borges was admitted to hospital on August 20 after she reportedly suffered from a cardiac arrest in Brazil.
The devastating news has been shared by the content creator’s family through social media updates.
The family’s statement read (via The Independent): “The pain of losing someone so young, at just 33 years old, and so lovely is overwhelming.
“Our hearts are broken, and the longing we will feel is indescribable.”
Her family continued: “She was known for her captivating personality, always bringing smiles to those around her.
“Her presence illuminated any environment, and her contagious energy was missed by everyone who had the privilege of knowing her.”
Borges’ family also praised her work ethic, adding that she ‘battled tirelessly for her life’ and ‘faced all obstacles that a determined, warrior woman does: without complaining’.
Many people have taken to social media and paid tribute to the late content creator.
One fan writes: “Rest in peace, Larissa.”
Another adds: “So beautiful… lots of light for you Larissa… How sad, may God comfort your family and receive you with lots of light.”
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“Forever in our hearts,” pens a third.
Somebody else comments: “It’s heartbreaking!!! Stay here once again, my gratitude for having known you [is] wonderful. I [hope] your passage was as peaceful as possible, and that you are being very well taken care of by the Holy Spirit!”
Three days before being hospitalised, Borges took to social media and uploaded a photo of herself in the city of Gramado. In the image, she wore a puffer coat and a checked skirt while beaming at the camera.
Other snaps show the content creator checking out the city’s best spots, including a cinema festival. In the comments, her fans gushed over her trendy outfits.
Borges’ family made the decision to take over her social media account following her hospitalisation so they could update fans on her condition.
It is believed they are now asking for donations so they can transfer the body from Gramado to her hometown.
One of her family members reportedly said: “Any amount, however small, will make a difference and help ease the financial burden facing the family during this very challenging time.”
According to reports, the influencer’s shock death is now being investigated by the Civil Police in Gramado.
Delegate Gustavo Barcellos tells Brazillian news outlet G1 that the investigation will begin once the autopsy is complete.