34-years-old Colin Kroll, Co-Founder of HQ Trivia and Vine found dead in U.S Apartment

The U.S Technology Entrepreneur  Colin Kroll who co-founded the popular Apps HQ Trivia and Vine was found dead at his Apartment in New York on Sunday (16th December 2018).

HQ Trivia had published a tweet to inform about the passing of 34 years Old Colin Kroll.

Rus Yusupov, the other Co-Founder of HQ trivia also tweeted his Condolence message.

According to TMZ report, Colin Kroll has died of an apparent drug overdose.

Colin Kroll’s Girlfriend asked help from Police to find out Colin Kroll, and the Cops went to downtown Manhattan to do a welfare check, entered his apartment and found Kroll’s body in his bedroom with drug paraphernalia nearby.

Colin Kroll
Colin Kroll
CREDIT: Bryan Steffy/Getty Images

At this point the Cops believe the drugs involved were cocaine and heroin.

The Mobile Game HQ Trivia became very popular in a short period of time. It was in the Top 10 list of most downloaded iPhone Apps in January. But recently its popularity has  started declining.

The 6-seconds Video Platform Vine was also co-founded by Colin Kroll. Vine was acquired by Twitter in the year 2012, and Colin Krol was stepped down in 2014.

According to Recode Report, Kroll exhibited creepy behavior toward women while working at Vine. Former Vine and Twitter colleagues described him as abrasive and disinterested, and said he could be verbally abusive to colleagues.

Death of Colin Kroll has triggered a lot of Discussions about Drug Control in various Social Media Groups.

Author: Rajamanickam

Rajamanickam is the Founder of QualityPoint Technologies which runs this RtoZ.org News Site.

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