Social media star Nicole Thea has died along with her unborn son, her Instagram page has announced.
A statement from her mum said the 24-year-old, who was eight months pregnant, had named her child Reign with her partner Boga.
No cause of death was revealed in the post.
The dancer and influencer, who lived in London, had kept fans up-to-date on her pregnancy, regularly posting videos on her YouTube channel and Instagram page.
Several videos Nicole had filmed before her death will be published on her YouTube channel, the statement confirmed.
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To all Nicole’s friends and supporters it is with great sadness that I have to inform you that Nicole and her son she and Boga named Reign sadly passed away on Saturday morning. Also Nicole pre-schedule a few YouTube videos and Boga has made the decision to allow them to be aired. As a family we ask that you give us privacy because our hearts are truly broken and we are struggling to cope with what has happened. Thank you her mum RIP My beautiful baby girl Nicnac and my grandson Reign, I will miss you for the rest of my life until we meet again in eternal heaven. Xxx
Her partner Boga, part of the group Ghana Boyz, had recently posted a video of him dancing next to a pram – writing he couldn’t wait to take his son to the park and to a playground.
The couple announced the pregnancy in April, writing “God gave us the biggest blessing yet”.