American rapper Jarad A Higgins, known more popularly as Juice Wrld has died in Chicago, the singer turned 21 just six days ago on December 2.
Juice suffered a medical emergency shortly after arriving at Chicago’s Midway International Airport, and suffered a seizure in the terminal soon after landing on Sunday morning, reports said.
According to people who were traveling with him, Paramedics transported him to a local hospital where was pronounced dead. His death remains under investigation.
“There were no signs of foul play and all individuals aboard the aircraft are cooperating with CPD and have given all of their information,” Chicago police said.
The local police are waiting for the medical examiner to determine cause and manner of death, he said.
A post- mortem hasn’t been performed and no cause of death has been determined, Cook County Medical Examiner’s Office spokeswoman Natalia Derevyanny said.
A video surfaces on internet giving a glimpse into the last few seconds of the Juice’s life.
The video circulating online shows the 21-year-old star aboard a private jet with his friends, filmed by his friend Chris Long and put up on social media.
Last video of Juice Wrld before his death 😔 pic.twitter.com/CnchJ6Rawx
— Rap Spotlights (@musicspotlights) December 8, 2019
The emerging rap sensation was reported by TMZ to be bleeding from the mouth upon the arrival of medics at Chicago’s Midway airport.
Juice Wrld was named Top New Artist at the Billboard Music Awards in May.
Billboard said his songs reached its Hot 100 chart 25 times in less than two years. Juice was included on three songs on the Hot 100 ranking as of Saturday, including two as lead artist.