KINGSTON, Jamaica— Popular social media influencer Shauna-Kay Gayle, known as Legendary Lasco, is believed to have committed suicide in the apartment of a female lawyer in New Kingston, St Andrew over the weekend.
Police believe that Gayle, a 20-year-old student of a Beacon Avenue address in Spanish Town, St Catherine, committed the act sometime between 8:00 pm on Independence Day, August 6 and 8:00 am the following day.
Reports are that Gayle was left at the home of the lawyer. She was later discovered with a bottle of rum and pills in a room and a piece of electrical cord tied around her neck.
The social media influencer was known to perform pranks, act out skits and posted regularly on Tiktok and YouTube under the handle, Legendary Lascoooo. Many of her fellow vloggers posted condolence messages on TikTok, and videos in memory of her.
The St Andrew Central police are investigating.