Tragic Demise of Annabelle Ham: YouTube Star's Untimely Passing at 22, Attributed to 'Epileptic Event' Post Bachelorette Celebration
YouTube star Annabelle Ham, known for sharing her day-to-day life as a college student, has been found dead at the age of 22, her family has revealed. The popular social media influencer passed away last Saturday after suffering an "epileptic event", her family said on Tuesday.
Annabelle Ham, a popular YouTube star known for documenting her college life, has tragically passed away at the age of 22. Her family announced on Tuesday that she died after experiencing an "epileptic event," although the official cause of death has not been disclosed.
In a heartfelt Instagram post, Annabelle's family expressed their grief and shared that she had been struggling with epilepsy for some time. They also mentioned her desire to raise awareness about the condition, which they plan to honor in her memory.
Epilepsy is a neurological disorder characterized by recurring seizures, according to the American Association of Neurological Surgeons. Annabelle's disappearance during a bachelorette party in Fairhope, Alabama, was reported by DailyMail.com. Her older sister, Alexandria, revealed on Facebook that Annabelle was last seen walking along a pier.
Fairhope Police confirmed that they received a call about a missing person and later discovered the person deceased. They stated that foul play was not involved, but the cause of death has not been revealed.
During this difficult time, Annabelle's family has requested privacy as they mourn their loss. They have also asked for respect and requested that unfounded speculation and unnecessary comments be avoided.
The news of Annabelle's passing has shocked her family, friends, and sorority sisters at Kennesaw State University in Georgia, where she was pursuing a communications degree. Her sorority, Alpha Omicron Pi, paid tribute to her on Facebook, describing her as someone who brought joy to every situation and was loved by all who knew her.
With a significant following on social media, Annabelle had amassed over 70,000 Instagram followers and more than 77,000 YouTube subscribers. She began her journey as an influencer in 2014, sharing lifestyle videos on her YouTube channel and frequently vlogging about college life, makeup, and beauty tips.
Devastated fans have been expressing their condolences and sharing tributes on Annabelle's social media accounts. Many have described her as a caring and beautiful soul, while others have expressed their heartbreak over her untimely passing.
Annabelle's sister, Alexandria, took to social media to express her grief and remember her as a light in the world. Amelia Ham, Annabelle's other sister, also posted a heartfelt tribute, highlighting her sister's positive and adventurous spirit.
In her final YouTube video, Annabelle discussed her experience with microblading her eyebrows. The video has since been flooded with touching tributes from her dedicated fans.
Annabelle's passing is a tragic loss, and her impact as a social media influencer will be remembered by her followers. The Ham family is in mourning, and they appreciate the support and prayers during this difficult time.