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YouTube star Grant Thompson found dead one day after he was reported missing on a paragliding trip

YouTube star Grant Thompson found dead
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Grant Thompson declared dead by the Utah police department on July 31st. The famous YouTube star went missing on a paragliding trip. The audiences loved Grant for his life hack videos.

Thompson, who was just 38, went missing on Monday. His family members started panicking after he did not return from his paragliding trip near Sand Hollow State Park.

Washington County Sheriff’s office members tried reaching him after he was an hour late. The sad news is that they could not connect with him. Luckily Thompson wore a GPS tracker. With the help of this GPS tracker, the Sheriff’s office could track him.

At 9 in the night, the caller reported the authorities that he was able to track down Grant. Washington County Sheriff’s Office Search and Rescue teams and a Life Flight helicopter reached the spot, and they declared that he has already expired.

How did the audience react to their most loved YouTuber?

An Instagram post declared that Grant has expired. More than 388,000 followers started sending grief messages to his family and friends.  Grant was humble and received immense love from his fans from all across the globe.


The global community created by him will live on even after his death. Thompson started with his YouTube channel in the year 2010, and since then it has received 11 million subscribers.

The love and joy which has brought into people’s lives through his life hack videos are commendable.

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YouTube authorities, learning about Grant’s death, expressed sadness for his untimely death. Grant was a keen observer and a passionate person always ready to learn and try out new things in life.

The authorities also sent in a condolence message for his friends, family, and virtual community. The Sheriff’s office declared that they are investigating regarding things leading to Thompson’s death.

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