33-year-old Brazilian fitness influencer dies of double cardiac arresttext_fields
Brasília/ Brazil: A Brazilian fitness influencer with huge fan following on social media died of cardiac arrest on Monday, her family said.
Larissa Borges had been in hospital for a week following a cardiac arrest that left her in coma.
The family confirmed the news of her death on her Instagram page.
‘The pain of losing someone so young, just 33 years old, and so kind, is overwhelming. Our hearts are broken, and the longing we will feel is indescribable,’ the post said.
Local media said Borges was taken to hospital on August 20 following cardiac arrest on her way to Gramando.
Shortly later she suffered another fatal cardiac arrest.
Though preliminary investigation suggests she may have been intoxicated at the time of heart troubles.
Her body has been for a post-mortem examination.
An official reportedly said that ‘There is a report of a possible ingestion of narcotic substances, accumulated with alcoholic beverages.’
The official further said that laboratory tests will reveal the substances she possibly consumed.
Borges has over 30,000 followers on Instagram where she regularly update her followers with fitness, fashion and travel content.