Colin Kroll, co-founder of the popular “HQ Trivia” game and the “Vine” video, was found dead in his apartment in New York City on Sunday.
Kroll’s girlfriend asked the police department in New York to check out the 34-year-old after failing to get in touch with Technical Manager, according to TMZ. Officers found him unconscious and did not answer his bed.
His body was found to be “drug accessories” in his home in central Manhattan. The doctor’s office worked to determine the cause of death.
In recent years, Kroll has been appointed CEO of HQ. The game streamed in short trivia competitions and became popular soon after it was released in 201
Company employees confirmed Krolls passes on Twitter Sunday and writes that their “thoughts go out to their family, friends dear under this extremely difficult time. “
Kroll also founded Vine, a current app that allows users to create, post and share six-second videos. His LinkedIn profile also indicated that he worked on Twitter and Yahoo.
Associated Press contributed to this report.