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Ink Master Daniel Silva charged with murder of YouTuber Corey La Barrie after fatal car crash

作者:admin 2020-05-22

American reality star Daniel Silva has been charged with murder following the death of YouTuber Corey La Barrie.

La Barrie died in a car crash on his 25th birthday on 10 May, and Silva is alleged to have been behind the wheel.

A statement from the LA County District Attorney's office reads: "A 26-year-old man has been charged with killing the passenger in his McLaren sports car after crashing into a tree in Valley Village earlier this month."

According to documents seen by TMZ, the DA say Silva "did unlawfully, and with malice aforethought" murder La Barrie.

Corey La BarrieImage: Corey La Barrie died at the scene on his 25th birthday

Silva's black 2020 McLaren 600LT hit a stop sign and a tree after the driver lost control, according to the authorities.

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La Barrie and Silva are reported to have been at a party before the accident took place.

Silva, who starred in the 10th series of US tattoo reality show Ink Masters, could face a maximum sentence of 15 years to life in prison if convicted.

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    La Barrie was popular on YouTube, with over 383,000 subscribers on his personal channel, and frequently teamed up with fellow YouTuber Crawford Collins, who recently posted a video tribute to his best friend.

    In one of his last tweets, La Barrie thanked his followers for their well wishes, writing: "Thank you for the birthday wishes love you guys! And if you have the intro to my stream how did you like it?"

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    La Barrie's mother Lissa Burton confirmed her son's death on Instagram, writing: "My heart breaks right now. The accident killed him instantly.

    "No words can describe the sadness I feel in losing a child. It just feels so unreal and I'm overwhelmed with grief. I love you so much Corey and will miss you so so much. It's just so unfair."

    A GoFundMe page to raise money for the YouTube star's funeral costs exceeded its $150,000 (£122,000) target in just two days and has now raised over $200,000 (£163,000).

    A bail amount of $2m (£1.6m) is reported to have been recommended for Silva, who reportedly fractured his hip in the accident.

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